October 27, 2021, 18:50

    Teen sentenced to maximum of 9 years to life for killing of Barnard student Tessa Majors

    Teen sentenced to maximum of 9 years to life for killing of Barnard student Tessa Majors

    Luchiano Lewis was sentenced Thursday to the maximum of nine years to life in prison for his role in the murder of Barnard College freshman Tessa Majors.

    Majors, 18, was stabbed to death on Dec. 11, 2019, in upper Manhattan’s Morningside Park, just off the campus of Columbia University.

    PHOTO: An undated photo shows Tessa Majors, an 18-year old Barnard College student who died after she was stabbed in Morningside Park in Upper Manhattan, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2019.Courtesy Conrad MacKethanAn undated photo shows Tessa Majors, an 18-year old Barnard College student who died after she was stabbed in Morningside Park in Upper Manhattan, N.Y., Dec. 11, 2019.PHOTO: Police officers patrol the entrance of Morningside Park in New York City on Dec. 12, 2019. Barnard College student Tessa Majors, 18, was stabbed to death in the park on the evening of Dec. 11, 2019.Jeenah <span id=more-272944></span>Moon/Getty Images” class=”Image Logo Caption__Logo Logo__xs” data-mptype=”image”/>Jeenah Moon/Getty ImagesPolice officers patrol the entrance of Morningside Park in New York City on Dec. 12, 2019. Barnard College student Tessa Majors, 18, was stabbed to death in the park on the evening of Dec. 11, 2019.</p><p>Lewis, who was 14 at the time and charged as an adult, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder last month.</p><p>The two other teens arrested in connection to the slaying were 16-year-old Rashaun Weaver, who has pleaded not guilty, and a 13-year-old juvenile who pleaded guilty and is serving his sentence.</p><p>Lewis said the three middle school friends plotted to rob people in the park and pinned the idea on Weaver. Police and prosecutors have said Weaver wielded the knife.</p><p><img alt=David Dee Delgado/Getty ImagesA makeshift memorial erected at the sight of the candlelight vigil held to remember murdered Barnard College student Tessa Majors, Dec. 15, 2019, in New York.

    Sourse: abcnews.go.com

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