Kenneth Minor was convicted of murder and sentenced to 20 years to life in prison in 2011, but his conviction was later overturned.
The man known as the “Harlem Kevorkian” pleaded guilty to manslaughter Monday.
Kenneth Minor’s lawyer told a judge Tuesday that Minor was rejecting prosecutors’ offer to plead guilty to manslaughter and accept a 14-year sentence. He’s been serving 20 years to life in motivational speaker and author Jeffrey Locker’s 2009 death.
Kenneth Minor has always insisted he is not a murderer, but he’s serving a 20-year sentence because a jury said he killed Locker, an author and motivational speaker.
Kenneth Minor was found guilty in March of the murder of motivational speaker Jeffrey Locker.
Kenneth Minor was found guilty of murder in the stabbing death of Jeffrey Locker.
Gotlin says Locker wanted Kenneth Minor’s help to “do a Kevorkian.”
Was it murder or suicide for hire? That’s the question in a Manhattan courtroom where Kenneth Minor is facing murder charges.
Can someone say they killed a person because they were begged to do it? And if so, is it murder or assisted suicide? That’s exactly what a jury in Manhattan has to decide in a bizarre stabbing death.