Potter County Man Indicted for Murder

A Potter County jury has convicted and sentenced Christopher Yager for the 2020 murder of Alejandro Chavez. 

The murder took place in June of 2020, with Yager shooting Chavez in the face and dying instantly at a Country Inn and Suites hotel. 

The trial took five days total, starting on January 12th, with the jury sentencing Yager to 38 years in prison. 

The Honorable Douglas R. Woodburn presided over the case inside the 108th District Court.

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