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By Lisa Goldberg and Lisa Goldberg,SUN STAFF | August 22, 2002
One of two men convicted of murder in the stabbing and strangulation of 14-year-old Ashley Nicole Mason nearly two years ago was sentenced to life in prison yesterday, but a Howard Circuit Court judge left open the possibility for the man to one day be released. Judge Raymond J. Kane chose not to impose the harshest penalty he could have on 23-year-old Frederick James Moore - life without parole - saying he was not "prepared to foreclose" on the possibility that the Baltimore man might one day reform himself.
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By A SUN STAFF WRITER | May 12, 2004
A South Baltimore teen-ager who prosecutors say fatally beat three homeless men in a sport he and his friends called "bum stomping" was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for killing one of the men. Circuit Judge M. Brooke Murdock sentenced Harold "Jay" Waterbury, 19, in the April 2001 death of Gerald J. Holle, 55, a homeless man living under the Monroe Street bridge in the 1800 block of S. Monroe St. After Waterbury was...
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By JULIE BYKOWICZ and JULIE BYKOWICZ,SUN REPORTER | March 30, 2006
A Baltimore man convicted of killing a man at a carryout chicken restaurant was sentenced yesterday to life plus 29 years in prison. Martin Michael Morgan, 18, of the 3000 block of Thorndale Ave. was found guilty last month by a city jury of first-degree murder and other crimes despite the refusal of a witness to testify. Prosecutors said that on March 12, 2004, Morgan and James Earl Murphy, 30, of the 6900 block of Fieldcrest Road burst into Pimlico Fried Chicken in the 3700 block of W. Belvedere Ave. and fatally shot Wade Walker, 32, and wounded another man. Murphy pleaded guilty in January 2005 to second-degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder and was sentenced to 30 years.
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By Dan Odenwald and Dan Odenwald,CONTRIBUTING WRITER | March 7, 1998
A man described as a hit man for a murderous East Baltimore drug organization was sentenced to life in prison yesterday for killing a rival drug dealer who was shot a dozen times by executioners wearing the masks of U.S. presidents.Darnell "Mookie" Jones, 21, became the first of nine defendants to be sentenced in U.S. District Court in Baltimore for a giant narcotics conspiracy that prosecutors say was responsible for more than a dozen killings."This is just the beginning," said U.S. Assistant Attorney Jamie M. Bennett, who tried the case along with Robert R. Harding.
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By Alan J. Craver and Alan J. Craver,Staff Writer | August 2, 1992
A 17-year-old Aberdeen youth sentenced to life in prison for the attempted murder of a gas station clerk is expected to appeal his conviction in Harford Circuit Court this week.James Richard Smith is one of two youths charged as adults in the Aug. 31, 1991, stabbing of the clerk in a wooded area near the Warwick Apartments in Aberdeen.The defendants were charged with stabbing a friend, Brian Neil Tharpe, in the neck. The stabbing occurred after Mr. Tharpe demanded that Mr. Brown return $500 he reportedly took 10 days earlier from an Amoco service station where the victim worked.
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By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,Staff Writer | March 4, 1992
A 30-year-old Rosedale man has been sentenced to life plus 15 years for last July's terrorizing of an Overlea bank manager and her two daughters, one of whom was raped by the man and his co-defendant.David Wayne Hall, of the 7800 block of Oakdale Ave., was convicted in December by a Baltimore County Circuit Court jury of kidnapping, rape, other sexual offenses, burglary and robbery.In trial testimony, the mother, 40, and her daughters, ages 16 and 20, told of an eight-hour ordeal that began when Hall and Ricky Andrew Bailey opened their unlocked storm door the evening of July 8.As the mother and younger daughter lay bound in one bedroom, the elder daughter was tied to the bedposts in another room.
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By Dennis O'Brien and Dennis O'Brien,Staff Writer | January 19, 1993
Brian Arthur Tate, a former Broadneck High Schoo quarterback, was sentenced to life in prison yesterday for murdering a rival suitor.Tate, 17, pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in Anne Arundel County Circuit Court last fall after killing Jerry Lee Haines, 19, in a jealous rage.Mr. Haines, was found stabbed 24 times and beaten to death Feb. 24, 1992 outside his home in the 1100 block of Summit Drive in Cape St. Claire.Yesterday's hearing brought out at least 80 friends and family of the victim and the defendant.
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By Alan J. Craver and Alan J. Craver,Staff Writer | March 31, 1993
A 17-year-old Columbia youth was sentenced to life in prison without parole in Howard Circuit Court yesterday for the strangulation and rape of his home teacher.Judge Raymond Kane Jr. gave Alton Romero Young the maximum sentence for a juvenile, calling the crimes so "egregious" that they out-weigh the defendant's age and clean criminal record.Relatives of the victim sobbed and hugged each other after Judge Kane issued the sentence, while Young showed little emotion. His mother, however, collapsed outside the courtroom.
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By Sheridan Lyons and Sheridan Lyons,Baltimore County Bureau of The Sun | December 6, 1991
Moments after a jury convicted him yesterday of robbing the Pikesville Holiday Inn, an alleged ringleader in a spate of shotgun robberies last winter vowed to escape from prison."
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