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Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 12/14/2012

Eric Foreman to be sentenced in the death of Catholic U student, Neil Godleski

A District man convicted in the 2010 fatal shooting of a Catholic University student will be sentenced Friday at 3 p.m. in D.C. Superior Court, a court spokeswoman confirmed.

Neil Godleski, who was shot and killed in August 2010. (Courtesy of the U.S. Attorney’s Office)
Eric D. Foreman, 19, was found guilty in September of first-degree murder, robbery and other offenses related to the death of Neil M. Godleski, 31. Godleski was riding his bike when he was shot in the Petworth neighborhood of Washington in August 2010.

“This was a case about the terrible power of choice and the terrible awesomeness of randomness,” prosecutor Stephen Gripkey told the jury in his closing argument, The Washington Post reported at the time. “Mr. Godleski just happened to be going by that evening.”

Foreman will be sentenced by Judge Robert E. Morin.

By  |  09:24 AM ET, 12/14/2012


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