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Two men accused of helping hide murder of Nampa woman plead guilty

Two men have pleaded guilty to felony failure to notify authorities about a death in connection with the murder of Selena Thomas, according to online court records.

Daniel Francisco Sena is scheduled to be sentenced at 10 a.m. Oct. 9 before Judge Juneal C. Kerrick at the Canyon County Courthouse in Caldwell. Jorge Luis Garcia is set to be sentenced at 10 a.m. Oct. 14 before Judge Christopher S. Nye.

The body of the 37-year-old Nampa woman was recovered from a field near Melba on Aug. 22.

In May, Thomas’ boyfriend, Alfredo M. Martinez, pleaded guilty to murdering her. He told police he struck her with a hammer and pushed her into a dresser during an altercation.

Prosecutors said Martinez enlisted the help of three people to cover up the crime: his nephew Jose Cruz Flores, as well as Sena and Garcia.

Flores pleaded guilty in July to failure to report a death and destruction of evidence. He is set to be sentenced at 9:45 a.m. Sept. 14 before Judge Thomas Ryan.

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