White Virginia Man Sentenced To Life In Black Man's Burning And Beheading

February 1999
Jet;02/22/99, Vol. 95 Issue 12, p38
Reports that Emmett Cressell Jr., a white man in Independence, Virginia, was sentenced to life in prison for his role in the July 1997 murder of Garnett `G.P.' Johnson, a black man. Cressell's apology to Johnson's family and implication of his co-defendant Louis Ceparano; Details of Johnson's death.


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