Cuyahoga County

Hernandez Warren sentenced for murder of Gloria Pointer

5/23/2014 CLEVELAND -- A three-judge panel has sentenced Hernandez Warren to life in prison for the 1984 murder of Cleveland teenager, Gloria Pointer. Warren would only be eligible for parole after serving a full 30 years.

The panel also sentenced Warren to 10 to 25 years for rape to run concurrent with the life sentence for murder.

The sentencing for Warren, 59, came two days after he pleaded guilty to charges as part of an agreement that took the death penalty off the table.

The same three-judge panel -- made up of Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Judges Michael Astrab, David Matia and John O'Donnell -- that accepted Warren's plea sentenced him Friday.

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