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Hotel Murder Suspect Sentenced to 65 Years on Federal Charges

Published On: Oct 18 2013 07:26:00 AM AKDT   Updated On: Oct 18 2013 07:31:00 AM AKDT

A man facing an Anchorage first-degree murder charge has been sentenced to 65 years in prison for breaking immigration, identity theft and weapons laws.

The Anchorage Daily News reports 49-year-old Javier Antonio Martinez was sentenced Thursday in federal court.

He is charged in state court with shooting and killing his boss at the Millennium Alaskan Hotel, Kerry Fadely, on Oct. 29, 2011, and faces a trial in that case Dec. 2.

The Dominican Republic resident was convicted in June of making false claims of U.S. citizenship, aggravated identity theft, re-entry after deportation and possession of a gun as an illegal alien.

U.S. District Judge Ralph Beistline backed prosecutors' recommendations for the maximum sentence.

He called Martinez a "very dangerous, dangerous man," violent and a "narcissist."