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Man sentenced to death in 2010 murders

Man sentenced to death in 2010 murders

By Molly Waldron. CREATED May 31, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- Gregory Hover was sentenced to death of Friday for the murder of a young mother and a 64-year-old man in 2010.

Hover was convicted of kidnapping 21-year-old Prisma Contreras as she was leaving work at the Hooters Hotel & Casino in January 2010. Police said he assaulted and stabbed the woman. Her body was found the next day in a Jeep near Boulder City.

Ten days later, police said he shot Julio and Roberta Romero during a robbery at their Las Vegas home. Julio, 64, died of his injuries. Roberta was critically injured.