Alliance Man Given 2 Life Sentences for Double Homicide


An Alliance man has been sentenced to life in prison for two murders after being found guilty in October.

Dominick Dubray, 26, was given two life terms for the murders of Catalina "Cathy" Chavez, 22, and Mike Loutzenhiser, 42. He has the added sentence of 30 to 40 years for two counts of use of a weapon to commit a felony.

According to Attorney General Jon Bruning, "Theviolent deaths of Cathy Chavez and her father were the horrific result ofdomestic abuse,"

Bruning adds, "Today's sentences ensure Mr. Dubray pays theprice for taking these lives. We will continue to vigorously prosecuteperpetrators of domestic violence in hopes of avoiding tragedies like these."

Dubraywas charged with the crimes in February 2012 after the victims were found dead with multiple stab woundsin the home shared by Dubray and Chavez.

AssistantAttorneys General Jeff Gaertig and Matt Lierman handled the case with the aidof Attorney General's Office investigators Bill Black, Kerry Crosby and PatMason.