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Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Cape Cod Woman's Death

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A Massachusetts man has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to murder and kidnapping charges in the death of a woman whose body was found at a highway rest area.

The Cape Cod Times reports that 27-year-old Denzel Chisholm will not be eligible for parole in the deal he made with prosecutors Monday.

Chisholm, an alleged leader of the Nauti-Block street gang, was one of three people indicted in the stabbing and shooting death of 28-year-old Christine Ferreira. Authorities say Ferreira was killed in retaliation for testifying against another alleged gang member.

Her body was found at a Route 6 rest area in September 2015.

Chisholm's sister, Shannelle, pleaded guilty Monday to a charge of conspiracy after her murder charge was dropped. A third suspect awaits trial.

This article was originally published on October 31, 2017.

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