WISCONSIN STATE NEWS BRIEFS: Spooner sentenced to life in prison
MILWAUKEE - A Milwaukee man convicted of murder was sentenced to life in prison today.
76-year-old John Spooner was convicted of first-degree intentional homicide last week, in the shooting death of 13-year-old Darius Simmons. Judge Jeffery Wagner also rejected the possibility of parole in the sentence. The victim’s mother, Patricia Larry, also has a wrongful death lawsuit against Spooner.