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Man who killed bar patron faces deportation to Mexico

January 29, 2012 | 12:41 pm

A Huntington Beach man was sentenced Friday to 10 months in jail and three years of informal probation after pleading guilty to punching and killing a 24-year-old bar patron, according to the Orange County district attorney's office.

Oscar Raul Medina-Perez, 24, is expected to be deported to Mexico by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement once he completes his jail sentence. He pleaded guilty to felony involuntary manslaughter.

Medina-Perez punched Leovardo Vera Bustos after getting into an argument with him while both were standing in front of La Barca Night Club in Stanton on the night of July 5, prosecutors said.

Once attacked, Bustos immediately lost consciousness and fell to the ground, according to prosecutors. He never regained consciousness.

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--Mona Shadia, Times Community News

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