Update: Latin King Who Attacked R. Kelly Gets Life for Racketeering, Two Murders

Update 10/28/2020 8:58am: U.S. District Judge Philip P. Simon sentenced Jeremiah Shane Farmer, 39, who attacked R. Kelly at the downtown Metropolitan Correctional Center earlier this year, to life in prison. Simon was sentenced to the brutal 1999 murder of Marion Lowry, 74, and Harvey Siegers, 67. The two men were beaten to death with a hammer at their Hammond, IL business, Calumet Auto Rebuilders. Prosecutors stated that “It is virtually impossible to exaggerate or oversell the depraved nature of Farmer’s crimes,” in a 7-page memo. They also detailed Farmer…

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