Murderer Sentenced to Life

1 decade 3 years 9 months ago Friday, September 08 2006 Sep 8, 2006 Friday, September 08, 2006 7:42:42 PM CDT September 08, 2006 in News
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CLAYTON - A St. Louis-area man gets life in prison without parole for killing a woman whose body was found in her burned-out SUV last year. A St. Louis County Circuit judge sentenced Wendell Adams, 29, on Friday. A jury convicted the Overland man in August of killing Nadia Whitmore, 28, a former St. Louis County corrections officer. A friend found Whitmore's body in her SUV at a shopping center parking lot in January 2005. The friend also helped identify Adams as a suspect.

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