Guandique told Morales he intended to steal from Levy, not kill her, and that he was concerned other inmates might think he was a rapist because he was linked to the Levy investigation. (Courtroom sketch courtesy of Bill Hennessy.)
Prosecutors said the man who killed D.C. intern Chandra Levy nearly a decade ago should spend the rest of his life in prison.
Prosecutors are seeking a life sentence for Ingmar Guandique who is scheduled to be sentenced on Friday. He faces a minimum of 30 years in prison and a maximum sentence of life.
They said Tuesday in court papers that the illegal immigrant from El Salvador has a history of violence toward women that stretches to his years in that country.
In November, a jury convicted Guandique of first-degree murder in Levy's May 2001 disappearance and death, despite a lack of witnesses and no DNA evidence linking Guandique to the crime.