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Two convicted in 2001 murder of Rosamond woman get life sentences

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Kern County District Attorney Cynthia Zimmer

Two men convicted of murdering a McDonald’s employee in Rosamond in 2001 received life sentences on Wednesday.

Cedric Sutton, 37, and Darnell Wheat, 41, were each sentenced by Judge John Lua to life without the possibility of parole plus 100 years, guaranteeing that they will spend the rest of their lives in prison barring an appellate court ruling.

Joseph Luiz can be reached at 395-7368 or by email at You can also follow him on Twitter @JLuiz_TBC. 

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