Nampa woman to serve at least 12 years for killing boyfriend

April 22, 2014 

Susan Cordoba Quijano

Susana Quijano, 34, was sentenced Tuesday to 12 to 25 years in prison for voluntary manslaughter with an enhancement for possessing a deadly weapon during the commission of a crime.

Quijano stabbed Santiago Delgado Pineda once in the chest in October 2013 at a residence on North Franklin Boulevard. According to court files, she told officers she killed Pineda because she believed he was involved with another woman.

As part of her sentence, she must pay $5,000 to a crime victims' compensation fund.

The couple had a history of domestic violence. A judge granted Quijano a civil protection order in July, after the pair had lived together for two years. But she told officers after her arrest that Gamino did not hurt or threaten her in any way the night she stabbed him, according to court records. She told investigators that she was tired of Pineda “messing with her," according to a Tuesday news release from Canyon County.

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