EL PASO, Texas — A man has been sentenced to three life sentences for serving as the radio communications chief in the 2010 ambush slayings of three people linked to the U.S. Consulate in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico.

The El Paso Times reports federal prosecutors in El Paso said Ricardo Valles (VAH’-yehz) de la Rosa kept track of members of the Barrio Azteca gang.

Killed in a March 2010 ambush attack in Juarez were consulate employee Lesley Enriquez Redelfs and her husband, El Paso County jailer Arthur Redelfs. The husband of another consulate worker, Jorge Alberto Salcido Ceniceros, was killed in a separate attack that same day in Juarez.

Gang members fired on two white sport utility vehicles that had left a children’s party about the same time in Juarez.

Information from: El Paso Times, http://www.elpasotimes.com

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