Teen sentenced in fatal chase

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.


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