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Alberto Garcia Sentenced to Death

Alberto Garcia has been sentenced to death in the murder of five-year-old Ja’Naya Thompson. This sentencing was handed down two and a half years after the heart wrenching discovery of her body in Gulfport. News 25 was in the courtroom…

Inside Alberto Garcia’s Trial

Facing sentencing for the 2014 murder of Ja’Naya Thompson, Alberto Garcia told a detective he ‘always tries to stay on the straight and narrow.'It could take as long as Thursday to decided Garcia’s sentencing. Facing death or life without parole,…

Ja'Naya Thompson’s Killer Pleads Guilty to Capital Murder

It’s a heartbreaking story that left many wondering why. Another step in the path to justice for the brutal murder of Ja'Naya Thompson as the man charged with her murder pleads guilty. It was a somber courtroom as Alberto Garcia…

Janaya Thompson's Killer Pleads Guilty

In a case that broke hearts across the Coast when it happened, then five-year-old Janaya Thompson's killer pleads guilty to capital murder. Alberto Garcia originally pled not guilty in October 2015, but changed his plea in front of Judge Lisa…