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2 life sentences for convicted Carson soldier
2 life sentences for convicted Carson soldier
The Associated Press
Posted : Thursday Nov 19, 2009 16:02:02 EST

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. A Fort Carson soldier convicted of killing two people with an AK47 was sentenced Thursday to two consecutive life terms in prison.

A judge in Colorado Springs also sentenced 25-year-old Jorma Falu-Vives to another 140 years for wounding a fellow soldier in another drive-by shooting.

A jury convicted the Iraq war veteran of first-degree murder and attempted murder after nearly seven hours of deliberation Wednesday.

Falu-Vives gun was used in the shootings, but his attorneys had argued that he did not pull the trigger.

Falu Vives was a member of an infantry unit within 4th Brigade Combat Team that nicknamed itself the Lethal Warriors.


Article at: http://www.armytimes.com/news/2009/11/ap_army_carson_mu...
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