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teen sentenced in 2006 killing

04/12/2007 2:29 PM by

Delonte Durrell Lewis, now 18, was sentenced this week to 40 years in prison (with 20 years suspended) for the March 2006 murder of Elaine Bowens. [via]

From the article:

According to the prosecution evidence, on March 23, 2006, Lewis was with co-defendant Jason Mantell Junious, 22, and an unidentified juvenile. They were driving around looking for someone to rob. Near 23rd and T streets they spotted Bowens. It was about 2 a.m.

They parked near Bowens and approached her. Lewis immediately shot Bowens in the back with a shotgun, then shot her again after she fell to the ground.


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