Former Pop Warner football coach and brother plead guilty to 2016 Chinatown murder

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Former Pop Warner football coach and brother plead guilty to 2016 Chinatown murder

Two brothers have pled guilty to the 2016 killing of 23-year-old Kareem Jamal King. The Monterey County District Attorney’s Office announced on Thursday that Jery Sanks, 31, and Lenny Sanks, 34, both of Salinas, pled guilty to the Chinatown killing of King. Jerry will be sentenced to 26 years and four months while Lenny will be sentenced to 12 years and eight months. Jerry shot King on the corner of ridge Alley and Lake Street on Sept. 16, 2016, and Lenny arranged the ride to the location. Investigators found that the Sanks believed that King was responsible for shooting their friend Marcus Jelks, 11 days before.

Two brothers have pled guilty to the 2016 killing of 23-year-old Kareem Jamal King.

The Monterey County District Attorney’s Office announced on Thursday that Jery Sanks, 31, and Lenny Sanks, 34, both of Salinas, pled guilty to the Chinatown killing of King.

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Jerry will be sentenced to 26 years and four months while Lenny will be sentenced to 12 years and eight months.

Jerry shot King on the corner of ridge Alley and Lake Street on Sept. 16, 2016, and Lenny arranged the ride to the location. Investigators found that the Sanks believed that King was responsible for shooting their friend Marcus Jelks, 11 days before.

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