Dallas Man Sentenced to Life in Prison for Murder of Two Local Hospital Employees

Nestor Hernandez, the 31-year-old man who shot and killed two Dallas hospital employees while he was visiting the facility for the birth of his child last year, was found guilty Thursday of capital murder, Jason Hanna and Raja Razek report for CNN. Hernandez received an automatic sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole for the October 2022 deaths of Jacqueline Pokuaa and Katie Annette Flowers. Investigators alleged Hernandez, while in a room with his girlfriend and a newborn in the hospital’s maternity unit, began accusing his girlfriend of cheating, pulled a weapon from his pants and hit her in the head. He shot and killed both Pokuaa and Flowers as they walked in to provide services to the girlfriend.

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