Raymond Clark III was sentenced to 44 years in prison for the murder and attempted sexual assault of Annie Le, a graduate student at Yale University, reports the Associated Press. Clark, who was a lab technician at the school, pled guilty in March to the charges. According to the AP, some of Le's family wished that Clark had received a life sentence, while others "spoke of eventual forgiveness if Clark showed genuine remorse." Le's mother, Vivian, delivered a statement as part of the proceedings, according to the Yale Daily News. "You took away my only daughter," she said. "Her future is gone, her life is gone. Society has lost a beautiful woman. My family has lost a beautiful soul." Clark also spoke. "Annie was and will always be a wonderful person, by far a better person than I will ever be in my life," he said, according to the AP."I'm sorry I lied. I'm sorry I ruined lives, and I'm sorry for taking Annie Le's life."
Jun 06, 2011