Jul 12, 2013 6:12 PM by Kirsten Bennett

Judge sentences kidnapper and rapist to 224 years

A man will spend the rest of his life in prison for kidnapping and raping a girl in Colorado Springs in 2011.

A Judge sentenced Leonard Wayne Palmer to 224 years to life in prison. Palmer kidnapped and sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl as she walked to a bus stop. DNA evidence helped link Palmer to the crime. Palmer was an escapee from a prison in Louisiana when he came to Colorado Springs and carried out the crime.


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