Nebraskan gets life for killing man, putting body in barrel

BRIDGEPORT — A Nebraska man has been sentenced to life in prison for killing a Colorado man and hiding his body in a barrel.

A Morrill County judge on Monday sentenced Zachary Mueller to life in prison after a jury convicted him in January of first-degree murder in the death of Pedro Adrian Dominguez, 33, of Greeley, Colorado. Mueller also was sentenced to 20 to 40 years for using a firearm to commit a murder and 20 to 40 years for being a felon in possession of a firearm.

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