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Ryan Roberts sentenced to 26 yrs. to life for 1st-Degree Murder

DATE:  March 18, 2016

CASE:  Ryan Roberts

PROSECUTOR:  Deputy District Attorney Eric Kindall, Homicide Unit

The Honorable Gerrit Wood sentenced Ryan Roberts to 26 years to life in prison.  On September 21, 2015, a jury convicted Roberts of first-degree murder.  The jury also found true a use of knife enhancement. 

Thirteen-year-old Jessica Funk-Haslam was murdered in a dugout of a baseball field in the Rosemont Community Park in March 2012.  DNA consistent with Roberts’ genetic profile was found on eight cigarette butts found near Jessica’s body and on her belt.  

 

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