139-year sentence for brutal Palo Alto attack

Full story: Palo Alto Weekly
Lionel Blanks Jr., who was convicted of the May 22, 2010, attempted murder, rape, kidnapping and other felonies related to a brutal attack in Palo Alto, was sentenced today to more than 139 years in prison. Full Story
AWt

Sacramento, CA

#1 Jul 23, 2012
This guy is my cousin and can't believe that he do something so deplorable. If what he's convicted of is true, sadly, he's where he needs to be
AWt

Sacramento, CA

#2 Jul 23, 2012
after giving it some thought, i have a difficult time digesting the fact that he was convicted of rape and attempted murder. Thats quite out of character for him. But, our peers have spoken.

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