The driver behind a 2011 hit-and-run murder of a Valley teen will be spending the next 70 years behind bars.

The jury handed down the sentence this afternoon, 31-year-old Francisco Javier Gonzalez was found guilty last night for the murder of Jonathan Ramos in June of 2011.

Prosecutors say following a dispute, Gonzalez used his vehicle to run over the 16-year-old– who was his girlfriend’s son.

Gonzalez was arrested this past July, after fleeing to Mexico and being on the run for the past two years.