Close Manuel Talavera pleads guilty to murdering his girlfriend Manuel Talavera plead guilty to shooting his girlfriend in the torso back in May 2016. Eric Resendiz, KXVA 6:15 PM. CDT September 15, 2017 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST ABILENE, TX - Abilene man, Manuel Talavera, pleaded guilty to murdering his girlfriend, Sona Trucks. He was sentenced 45 years in prison. According to court documents, Talavera intentionally shot Trucks in the torso in May 2016. © 2018 KXVA-TV CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS Eastland PD search for missing, irreplaceable trailer MagnifyMoney: Credit scores and secured credit cards More Stories Tarleton State University team wins 2018 Yeti FLW… Jan 15, 2018, 4:47 p.m. 100 day challenge addressing homelessness Jan 12, 2018, 12:03 p.m. Trump signs MLK Jr. Day Proclamation Jan 12, 2018, 8:14 p.m.