A 13 year old who beat to death a 78-year-old man Sept. 23 got six years in a specialized center, the Poder Judicial said. The minor was not named. The case was in the Juzgado Penal Juvenil de San José. The murder took place in Salitral de Santa Ana.
In another murder case, a 54-year-old man with the last names of Calderón Campos got 20 years Thursday in the Tribunal de Juicio de Desamparados for killing his 47-year-old wife last March 28. The couple had been married 30 years.