Man who raped, murdered teen sentenced

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – A man convicted of raping and murdering a 13-year-old girl whose body was found inside a garage in Buffalo will spend the next 39 years to life in prison.

Darshawn Morris was sentenced Wednesday. The 29-year-old was found guilty of killing Lanasha Rollerson, whose body was found near his home last year.

Rollerson had attended a house party without her family’s knowledge. Police say Morris raped her then stabbed the teen more than 60 times.

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