wjz-13 all-news-99-1-wnew 1057-the-fan 1300logo2_67x35
FOOTBALL FRENZY: Ravens To Play Final Preseason Game Vs. Saints On Thursday | Stats & Recaps | Play The Pro Football Challenge | Ravens News | Upload Your Purple Pride Photos | Knockout Pool

Local

Man To Be Sentenced In Murder Of Va. Activist

View Comments
LENNY HARRIS

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (AP) — A sentencing hearing is set for a man who acknowledged being involved in the kidnapping and murder of a northern Virginia activist.

The hearing for Ivan Newman is set for Thursday at the Prince George’s County Courthouse. As part of a plea agreement, Newman acknowledged his role in the death of activist Lenny Harris, 53, of Alexandria, whose body was found at the bottom of a well in Fort Washington in January 2012.

Two other men were also involved in Harris’ death. Linwood Johnson pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and other charges. A jury convicted another man, Tyrone Lewis, of shooting Harris. He is set to be sentenced Nov. 1.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 3,183 other followers