Third Teen Sentenced in Beating death of 81 year old man

Va. teen convicted in Tempe man’s beating death – East Valley Tribune: Tempe.

Three Lynchburg teens involved in beating an 81 year old visitor from Tempe Arizona to death have been sentenced.   At the time of the murder, two of the perpetrators were 16 and the third was 13.  The victim, George Baker, had attended the wedding of his granddaughter, and was attacked outside a hotel shortly after reception.

The last teen to be sentenced is Vernon Jackson who pleaded guilty to 2nd degree murder.   The 13 year old,  who kicked  the victim in the head after he was on the ground, will be released from juvenile facilities by age 21.  Kenneth Davis was  blamed as the primary attacker, and was sentenced for up to 35 years.  He was said to have told his friends that he was going to hit the first person that he saw.

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