Man gets 30 years for killing ex-girlfriend during argument

PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey man who fatally shot his ex-girlfriend during a dispute about their daughter has been sentenced to 30 years in prison.

Thirty-two-year-old Perfis Pena-Nunez, of Paterson, was sentenced on Friday after pleading guilty to killing 26-year-old Jackie Delarosa-Rodriguez in September 2014.

The Record reports ( ) that Pena-Nunez told the judge he was very ashamed and didn't mean to do it. Defense attorney Felicia Murray says he wasn't thinking properly that day and regrets his actions.

Pena-Nunez went to the police and confessed after killing the woman and police found that she had been shot in the head and was dead on the garage floor.


Information from: The Record (Woodland Park, N.J.),