Woman Sentenced to Prison for Killing Police Officer

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Qaneak Shaney Cobb was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for killing a Los Angeles police officer when her SUV slammed into his motorcycle three years ago. She entered a no contest plea to one count of second-degree murder earlier last month.

LAPD Christopher Cortijo, 51, was stopped at a red light behind another vehicle at Lankershim Boulevard and Saticoy Street when a Chevrolet Blazer driven by Cobb struck him from behind. The SUV was traveling about 53 mph at the time of impact, the officer was killed when he was crushed between two vehicles, Cobb was driving under the influence of cocaine at the time of the crash.

 

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