Man sentenced to life in prison for Cape Cod woman’s death
BARNSTABLE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to murder and kidnapping charges in the death of a woman whose body was found at a highway rest area.
The Cape Cod Times reports that 27-year-old Denzel Chisholm will not be eligible for parole in the deal he made with prosecutors Monday.
Chisholm, an alleged leader of the Nauti-Block street gang, was one of three people indicted in the stabbing and shooting death of 28-year-old Christine Ferreira. Authorities say Ferreira was killed in retaliation for testifying against another alleged gang member.
Her body was found at a Route 6 rest area in September 2015.
Chisholm’s sister, Shannelle, pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of conspiracy after her murder charge was dropped. A third suspect awaits trial.
Information from: Cape Cod (Mass.) Times, http://www.capecodtimes.com