Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Judge Joan Synenberg spares life of 21-year-old Warrensville Heights barbershop shooter Douglas Shine Jr., who shot and killed three at the barbershop and later conspired to kill a perspective witness, Cory Shaffer of Cleveland.Com and the Cleveland Plain Dealer Newspaper reports....The judge examined his background and said society and his parents failed him beginning as a child where he was deserted and physically and mentally abused

Douglas Shine Jr. was sentenced Monday afternoon to life in prison without the possibility of parole, a month after a jury recommended he be executed for killing three people inside a Warrensville Heights barbershop in February 2015 and then plotting the death of a witness. (Cory Shaffer, cleveland.com)
Cory Shaffer, cleveland.comBy Cory Shaffer, cleveland.com 
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on December 19, 2016 at 3:12 PM, updated December 19, 2016 at 9:23 PM
CLEVELAND, Ohio -- A judge on Monday spared the life of Douglas Shine Jr., the 21-year-old Heartless Felon who faced death by lethal injection after he was convicted in the 2015 barbershop massacre and conspiracy to execute a witness.
Cuyahoga County Judge Joan Synenberg chose not to follow a jury's November recommendation that Shine be executed, citing a "transient, non-nurturing and violent childhood" that left Shine with undiagnosed mental disorders and the emotional maturity of a 5 year old.