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Las Vegas man sentenced in death of Jennifer Ratay

Posted at 11:18 PM, Oct 09, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-10 02:34:43-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Chuck Chaiyakul has been sentenced to life in prison with the possibility of parole for murder.

Prosecutors say he admitted to killing Jennifer Ratay and putting her in a 55-gallon drum with ammonia.

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The murder happened in August of 2019.

Ratay's family says they will do everything they can to make sure he stays behind bars.

Chaiyakul may be eligible for parole as soon as 2031.