Greenwood man sentenced to 56 years for killing man for having affair with wife

Candelario Cruz-Trujillo (Provided Photo/Johnson County Sheriff's Office)
Candelario Cruz-Trujillo (Provided Photo/Johnson County Sheriff's Office)

GREENWOOD, Ind. (WISH) – The Greenwood man convicted of killing another man or having an affair with his wife recieved his sentence Monday.

Candelario Cruz-Trujillo, 38, was sentenced to 56 years in prison.

Cruz-Trujillo was found guilty in Sep. of killing Miguel Hernandez.

Court documents state Hernandez had been having an affair with Cruz-Trujillo’s wife for more than a year.

Police said Cruz-Trujillo shot Hernandez to death outside of a restaurant in September 2015. They said he was taken into custody a short time after the shooting.

Police said Cruz-Trujillo admitted to killing Hernandez.