Soldier’s appeal rejected in murder of teen girlfriend’s mother

February 13, 2018 10:15 pm stripes.com
Soldier’s appeal rejected in murder of teen girlfriend’s mother

HARRISBURG, Pa. — A state appeals court has upheld the life-without-parole sentence imposed on a soldier in his 20s who was convicted of killing his then-14-year-old girlfriend's mother because she disapproved of their relationship. The Superior Court panel on Monday rejected the appeal by El Paso, Texas, resident Caleb Barnes in the March 2015 killing of 54-year-old Cheryl Silvonek, PennLive.com reported . Barnes was 20 when Silvonek was killed and…

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