Teen sentenced in fatal chase
Sunday, March 13, 2011
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis teenager convicted of killing a motorist while fleeing from police could be paroled in less than four years.
On Friday, St. Louis Circuit Judge Margaret Neill gave 17-year-old Leneko D. Waller a suspended 15-year prison sentence.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports he could eligible for probation when he turns 21 if he successfully completes a dual jurisdiction program for teenage offenders in Montgomery City.
Waller was 16 in March 2010 when he crashed into another car, killing 20-year-old Angela Robertson and seriously injuring a passenger. Waller was driving a Mazda MX6 he had taken in a carjacking five days earlier.
Waller pleaded guilty in December to second-degree murder, tampering, resisting arrest and second-degree assault.