Milestones: Apr. 9, 1984

SENTENCED. John Cordeiro, 24; Victor Raposo, 23; and Daniel Silva, 27; Portuguese immigrant laborers who were convicted in a nationally televised trial of gang raping a woman in a neighborhood tavern; each to nine to twelve years in prison; in Fall River, Mass. A fourth defendant, Joseph Vieira, 28, received six to eight years on the same aggravated rape charge.

SENTENCED. Mary Evans, 27, Tennessee lawyer who helped her client, Convicted Felon William Timothy Kirk, escape from the Brushy Mountain state penitentiary in March 1983 and was captured with him 139 days later in Florida; to three years in prison; in Clinton,...

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