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Fabian Gonzales convicted in 2016 death of 10-year-old Albuquerque girl

Fabian Gonzales convicted in 2016 death of 10-year-old Albuquerque girl

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A man has been convicted in the 2016 death of a Albuquerque girl who was strangled, dismembered and set on fire in the bathtub of her mother's apartment on her 10th birthday. A 2nd Judicial District Court jury deliberated less than four hours Monday before returning with guilty verdicts on all charges against 37-year-old Fabian Gonzales, who prosecutors say faces up to life in prison when he's sentenced. Gonzales was charged with one count of reckless child abuse resulting in death, seven counts of tampering with evidence and one count of conspiracy to tamper with evidence in the case. Prosecutors argued during the 13-day trial that Gonzales put Victoria Martens in a dangerous situation that eventually lead to her death.