Chandra Levy: Guandique gets 60 years for 2001 murder

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An El Salvadorean immigrant has been sentenced to 60 years in prison for the 2001 murder of US intern Chandra Levy.

Ingmar Guandique was convicted of first-degree murder last November in the killing of Ms Levy, 24.

Her remains were found in 2002 in Rock Creek Park in Washington DC more than a year after she disappeared.

The case claimed the career of politician Gary Condit, once a suspect in the murder case, to whom Ms Levy was romantically linked.

The former Democratic congressman said he and Ms Levy were friends and initially denied an affair, but the scandal helped end his political career after he was defeated in a primary in California.

The disappearance of the US government intern drew national attention and made headlines around the world....

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