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Killer of 93-year-old woman faces life in prison

A convicted rapist faces life in prison when he is sentenced today in the slaying of a 93-year-old woman more than 18 years ago, prosecutors said.

Albert Rodriguez Salinas, 47, was already serving a three-year prison sentence for rape when he was linked to the long-unsolved case though DNA evidence.

Soo Hoo Quon was discovered April 12, 1991, on the floor of her apartment in El Sereno by an employee delivering breakfast to her.

Salinas pleaded guilty to the killing. As part of that plea deal, Salinas will receive life in prison without the possibility of parole. Sentencing will occur in Los Angeles Superior Court.

-- Shelby Grad

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Geesh, it took THIS long to have the guy finally sentenced!

Our justice system is broken - this guy should have been killed within 1 year after the crime

The previous posters have it wrong. As Christians, now is the time for prayer, not fault-finding w/ respect to this murder. God works in mysterious ways and the victim went home to Him, a long time ago. Like all sinners, means everyone, the murderer deserves forgiveness and mercy.In Jesus' name ~ Amen.

Obviously, Saint John, this poor lady wasn't your mother.


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