Man gets life for killing teen who accused him of rape
A judge has sentenced a western Michigan man to life in prison for killing a 16-year-old girl who accused him of rape.
Forty-three-year-old Quinn James of Wyoming, Michigan, learned his sentence Monday after a Grand Rapids jury found him guilty of first-degree murder in the strangulation death of Mujey Dumbuya. Her partially clothed body was found in January 2018 in woods in Kalamazoo, about 50 miles from her Grand Rapids-area home.
James was a maintenance worker at Dumbuya's school, and she accused him of sexual assault in 2017. Authorities say James killed the girl while free on a $100,000 cash bond in the assault case.
He was sentenced last December to 20 to 30 years in prison for third-degree criminal sexual conduct.