PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) -- Josefina Ramirez, who was the first to take a plea deal and the last to face the court, will spend the next 15 years of her life in prison for her role in the slaying of a 13-year-old in November 2011.
Julio Cesar Marquez's body was found in the early morning hours of November 7, 2011 by school children in the area of NE 107th and NE Halsey Street.
Police said Marquez had been shot multiple times. An autopsy revealed he died as a result of the shooting and blunt force trauma.
A grand jury indicted brothers Samuel and Ezequiel Vasquez and Josefina Ramirez in January 2012 for the murder.
At the time of their indictments, Samuel Vasquez was 18, Ezequiel Vasquez was 16, Ramirez was 15. She is now 17.
Marquez's mother Diana Baxter spoke in court at the sentencing.
In a statement Ramirez made before she was sentenced, she said she would like to do what she can to help prevent gang violence like this in the future.
Members of both families were sobbing at various points inside the courtroom.
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