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A French court on Tuesday sentenced a Chilean man to 28 years in jail for murdering his Japanese ex-girlfriend in 2016 in eastern France, after a high-profile investigation spanning three continents.

The jury at the court in Besancon convicted Nicolas Zepeda, 31, of murdering Narumi Kurosaki, then age 21, in December 2016. Prosecutors had called for a life sentence.

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