Bustamante’s attorney files for mistrial

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Bustamante’s attorney files for mistrial

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YUMA, Ariz. (13 On Your Side) - The defense attorney for a man convicted of first degree murder wants a new trial for his client.

According to court officials, the defense attorney for Manuel Bustamante filed a motion for a mistrial July 3.

Last month, a jury found Bustamante guilty of beating a man to death with a baseball bat last year.

Bustamante was also convicted on several other drug charges.

He will be back in court July 29 and could spend the rest of his life in prison.