19-year-old Charles Jakes of Baltimore plead guilty today to second-degree murder. He was on trial for the slaying of a seventh-grader, Shaundretta Griffin, he was dating. Griffin was forbidden by her mother to see the older teen, but she sneaked out to see him and never came home. Jakes was sentenced to 50 years in prison.
Two Men Sentenced In Murder Of Witness Carl Lackl
Marcus Pearson age 28, was sentenced Thursday to 35 years in prison, and 23-year-old Ronald Williams received 25 years.
Both men played key roles in the drive-by shooting slaying of Carl Lackl. Lackl was planning to testify against drug dealer Patrick Byers in a murder case.
Byers, who received a life sentence, Pearson and Williams are among eight people, convicted in connection with Lackl's murder.