A Chicago man was given a 105-year sentence on Thursday for the execution-style killing of a 14-year-old woman.
Deonlashawn Simmons, 36, was convicted of the 2019 homicide of Takaylah Tribitt in March. He admitted to firearm and recurring offender enhancements.
Simmons has maintained his innocence. On Thursday, he stated he would attraction his conviction.
Tribbitt, a runaway, was discovered facedown in a Gary, Indiana, alleyway along with her palms sure by cords. The placement was not removed from the place Simmons’ household lived.
She and Simmons had met 5 days earlier than she was killed at a party in Chicago.