Teen sentenced for killing man who tried to have sex with him

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CHULA VISTA, Calif. -- An 18-year-old man who stabbed to death a co-worker at the victim's South Bay home in April was sentenced to 6 years in prison for manslaughter Friday.

Joe Andrew Cortez was convicted of voluntary manslaughter in the death of 44-year-old Rene Pressa.

Cortez killed Pressa, a 44-year-old restaurant employee, early on April 23, according to Chula Vista police. Cortez intended to spend the night at Pressa's residence in a mixed-use office building at 45 Third Ave., but he stabbed Pressa multiple times when the older man made sexual advances towards him.

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