The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
A man was sentenced to life in prison Friday for the 1991 rape and murder of a woman, prosecutors said.
A jury convicted 47-year-old Larry Daniels on Friday for the attack on 25-year-old Latrenda Jennings, according to a Fulton County District Attorney’s news release.
According to prosecutors, Daniels raped and strangled Jennings with her own belt near Washington High School in west Atlanta. Joggers later found her partially nude body next to the school’s track April 21, 1991.
Detectives collected evidence, but the case went cold until 2009, when Daniels was convicted for an unrelated armed robbery. Under the law that requires convicted felons to submit a DNA sample, investigators were able to tie Daniels to the decades-old crime.
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