No. 06-1923.

528 F.3d 74 (2008)

UNITED STATES of America, Appellee, v. José A. GARCÍA-ORTIZ, Defendant, Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, First Circuit.

Decided June 10, 2008.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Mark Diamond, for appellant.

Vernon B. Miles, Assistant United States Attorney, with whom Germán A. Rieckehoff, Assistant United States Attorney, Rosa Emilia Rodríguez-Vélez, United States Attorney, and Nelson Pérez-Sosa, Assistant United States Attorney, Chief, Appellate Division, were on brief for appellee.

Before TORRUELLA, Circuit Judge, JOHN R. GIBSON, Senior Circuit Judge, and LIPEZ, Circuit Judge.

TORRUELLA, Circuit Judge.

José A. García-Ortiz ("García") was convicted of intentionally obstructing and delaying commerce by robbery, armed robbery, and first degree murder under 18 U.S.C. §§ 2, 1951(b), 924(c)(1), and 924(j). The jury found him guilty on all three counts. García was sentenced to life imprisonment for aiding and abetting and first degree murder and an additional ten years' imprisonment for attempted murder. Garcí...

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