Arizona man sentenced to 8 years in death of teen girlfriend

  • In this May 2016 photo, FBI agents conduct a search in and around a pond for Katherine “Kat” Tortice in McNary, Ariz. Andre Hinton, who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend Tortice on the eastern Arizona reservation, is set to be sentenced Tuesday, July 10, 2018. (Federal Bureau of Investigation via AP)

  • This undated photo provided by the Arizona Department of Corrections shows Andre Hinton. Hinton, who pleaded guilty to leaving his teenage girlfriend for dead on an American Indian reservation in Arizona, is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday, July 10, 2018. (Arizona Department of Corrections via AP)

  • In this May 2016 photo, FBI agents conduct a search in and around a pond for Katherine “Kat” Tortice in McNary, Ariz. Andre Hinton, who pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the death of his girlfriend Tortice on the eastern Arizona reservation, is set to be sentenced Tuesday, July 10, 2018. (Federal Bureau of Investigation via AP)

PHOENIX — Katherine “Kat” Tortice’s body was found in a shallow grave on an American Indian reservation in Arizona more than a decade ago, and now the man responsible for leaving the teenager for dead is going to prison for eight years.

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