ST. JOESEPH COUNTY – A man who admits to killing his girlfriend earlier this year will spend up to 40 years in prison.
A St. Joseph County judge sentenced Jorge Huerta Cardenas to 40 years Wednesday morning.
He pleaded guilty last month to killing his live-in girlfriend, Kim White-Stout.
Her body was found strangled to death in a Cass County field.
A friend told police the two got into an argument on March 23rd when White-Stout told Cardenas to move out.
She was missing for several days before her body was found.