TRAVIS COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A woman was sentenced to 10 years in prison for her connection to a 2019 murder case, Travis County online records show.
Jessica Romero pled guilty to aggravated robbery in mid-November, and was later sentenced to serve 10 years in prison.
Travis County court documents and witness statements said Romero joined two other people and broke into a south Austin home in March 2019. Benito Luna-Vargas, one of the roommates living in the home, was stabbed to death, per documents.
Another suspect from the case, Leroy Garza, was sentenced in August for his role in Luna-Vargas’ death.