|Page (1) of 1 - 05/31/12||email article||print page|
Pa. victim's ashes brought to men's sentencingPa. beating victim's ashes brought by relative to court for assailants' sentencing
SCRANTON, Pa. (AP) ' A family member of a northeastern Pennsylvania manslaughter victim brought his ashes to court as two men were sentenced for beating him.
The Times-News reports (http://bit.ly/KAfHrc) the woman, identified only as a cousin of 22-year-old Rene Ramos Rosario, cradled the green marble urn Wednesday as Lackawanna County Judge Vito Geroulo read the sentences.
Twenty-two-year-old Ronald Dean was sentenced to one to five years, and 29-year-old Joseph Lee Powell received 2 to five years.
The men beat Rosario in the driveway of a North Scranton business in October, causing a heart attack that killed him. They each pleaded guilty in March to one count of involuntary manslaughter.
Information from: The Times-Tribune, http://thetimes-tribune.com/
Related Keywords:Beating Victims Ashes,Violent crime,Legal proceedings,Crime,General news,Law and order