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California marijuana farmer sentenced to life for killing worker

A California marijuana grower convicted of killing an immigrant worker has been sentenced to life.

06/04/2015 // JusticeNewsFlash // (press release)

San Francisco – A marijuana farmer in California has been sentenced to life in the death of an immigrant worker. Mikal X. Wilde, 33, was sentenced to life in prison plus 35 years after being convicted last month on charges of murder, attempted murder and gun and drug related charges, as reported by the Associated Press.

According to prosecutors, Wilde killed one worker and shot another in the face before leaving him for dead in a dispute over payment from working on his farm in Humboldt County in 2010. The two workers were reportedly from Guatemala and did not have proper documentation to be in the U.S.

Prosecutors state in court documents that the men had been hired by Wilde, “to work on his marijuana grow in the belief that they were expendable, not in a position to complain, and that they might not be missed if they disappeared forever into the woods of Humboldt County.”

Prosecutors further wrote in their filings, “When he could not pay them, he murdered one and tried to murder the other… The defendant preyed on their status and viewed them as free labor that could not stand up to him.”

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