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Francisco Miranda pleads guilty to murder for killing man in 1994

By Katie Shank, Senior Producer, KShank@wfmz.com
Published On: May 16 2013 07:00:00 PM CDT
Updated On: May 17 2013 04:29:28 PM CDT

A man who was on the lam for nearly 20 years has admitted to a murder in Bethlehem.

EASTON, Pa. -

A man who was on the lam for nearly 20 years has admitted to a murder in Bethlehem.

Francisco Miranda pleaded guilty Friday to third degree homicide. He was sentenced to 10 to 20 years in prison.

Miranda killed 30-year-old Jorge Velasquez in Bethlehem in 1994.

Miranda was on the run for years until he was arrested in the Dominican Republic in November.