Man Sentenced to Life Without Parole for 'Serial' Murders

A man who was described by former Bexar County District Attorney Nico LaHood as a 'serial killer' today was ordered to serve two life terms in prison with no possibility of parole, News Radio 1200 WOAI reports.

Johnny Joe Avilos pleaded gulty to kiling five women, ranging in age from 15 to 49, between 2012 and 2015, when he was taken off the streets on municipal court warrants.

Court documents say Avilos, 30, would stalk his victims, strangle then with his hands or with a plastic bag, and sexually assault them.

He was tied to the killings by DNA.

Avilos was sentenced for killing two of the women . He will never be allowed to even see a parole officer, and will die in prison.

The murders took place on San Antonio's west side, according to the indictments.

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