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Getaway driver gets 42 years in Chicago honor student death

9 days ago   |   By Star Tribune

The getaway driver in the 2013 fatal shooting of a Chicago high school honor student who just days before her death had performed at President Barack Obama's second inauguration festivities was sentenced Tuesday to 42 years in prison.
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'It has been hell': Getaway driver sentenced in Chicago teen's fatal shooting

9 days ago   |   By NBC News

Hadiya's life was cut short by random gun violence in 2013. The 15-year-old's death came to define a city entrenched in shootings of young people.
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Getaway driver in Hadiya Pendleton slaying sentenced to 42 years in prison

9 days ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

A judge sentenced the getaway driver in the Hadiya Pendleton shooting to 42 years in prison.
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Richie Vessel Sentenced To 28 Years For Fatally Shooting Mpls. Mother, Daughter

9 days ago   |   By CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - A man has been sentenced to 28 years in prison for the 2019 shooting deaths of 67-year-old Eileen Mark and her 42-year-old daughter, Jennifer Angerhofer.
Richie Vessel, 49, was sentenced this week on two felony counts of second-degree murder. The murders happened at Holmes Park Village Apartments, a building for seniors and people with disabilities, on Feb. 9, 2019.
Officers responded to the apartment complex after receiving reports of gunshots in the vicinity. When they arrived, they discovered the bodies of the two women, both dead from gunshot wounds.
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Getaway driver in deadly shooting of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton sentenced to 42 years

Getaway driver in deadly shooting of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton sentenced to 42 years

9 days ago   |   By WGN TV

CHICAGO - The getaway driver in the deadly shooting of 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton was sentenced to 42 years in prison on Tuesday.
Kenneth Williams was sentenced to 35 years for the murder and seven years for aggravated battery, for a total of 42 years.
He faced up to 90 years in prison for his role in the 2013 deadly shooting in Chicago's Kenwood neighborhood.
The convicted shooter, Micheail Ward, was sentenced in 2019, and is now serving an 84-year prison term.
Pendleton had just returned from performing with her high school band at President Barack Obama's second inauguration when she...
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