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On New Year's Eve 2017, aNew Jerseyman who fatally shot three family members and family friends with a semi-automatic rifle was sentenced to 150 years in prison.
Scott Korogi, 20, was sentenced Thursday after being convicted of onemurderand four weapons violations in February. I did.
Police were warned of his family's home shortly before midnight on December 31, 2017. Cricketsshot and killed his mother, his father, sisters, and fellow grandfathers.
According to the prosecutor, the shooter, then 16 years old, fired 14 guns. Cricket's grandfather, brother, and another family friend were at home, but remained unharmed.
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"These are evil acts and exactly what he is doing It was carried out by someone who knew, "said Monmouth County Prosecutor Sean Brennan. According to the press release, we are hearing. "He killed them because he could. He killed them because he wanted."
Judge Mark Lemue of the Supreme Court of Monmouth County said the murder was according to Asbury Park Press. He said it caused "immeasurable harm."
"The court's intention is that the defendant will never see the light outside the prison cell," Lemu said in a hearing. The size of what I did here.
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Crickets are not eligible to enter the cell until his sentence is 127 years and 6 months.
Defendant's lawyer used crazy defense during the trial. However, the prosecutor claimed that the shooter's actions were intentional and he knew what he was doing was wrong. Prosecutors said Korogi investigated whether firearms were effective againstcorresponding policewearing bulletproof vests.
On the night of the shooting, Korogi Kale d His mother went to his room, where he turned off the lights. He shot and killed her on her entry, and then shot and killed her rushing father to find out what happened to her.
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Then the teenage shooter killed his sister and grandfather's companions. Korogi's sister was visiting her house from college.
Defendant lawyer Richard Romuro claimed that his client was mentally ill and sentenced him to 30 years in prison, Asbury Park Press reported.
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"The bottom line is that Scott isn't cold -A bloody murderer, "Mr. Romuro said. But he will be sent to a state prison to be with a cold-blooded murderer.