Maryland Newspaper Gunman Gets More Than 5 Life Prison Terms

The assault was one of the worst attacks on journalists in U.S. history.

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Summerleigh Winters Geimer, left, and her sister Montana Winters Geimer, daughters of Wendi Winters, a community beat reporter who died in the Capital Gazette newsroom shooting, react during a press conference following the sentencing verdict of Jarrod W. Ramos, Tuesday, Sept. 28, 2021, in Annapolis, Md. Ramos was sentenced on Tuesday to more than five life terms without the possibility of parole, according to prosecutors. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
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ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A man who killed five people at a newspaper in Maryland was sentenced on Tuesday to more than five life sentences without the possibility of parole — with 345 additional years added on to ensure he is never released from prison. Anne Arundel County Judge Michael Wachs ordered the sentence for Jarrod Ramos, whom a jury previously found criminally responsible for killing Wendi Winters, John McNamara, Gerald Fischman, Rob Hiaasen and…

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