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Killer of LA philanthropist gets 190-year prison term

Apr. 19, 2022 21:03 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A parolee who murdered 81-year-old philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, the wife of a legendary music executive, during a burglary at her Beverly Hills home was sentenced Tuesday to 190 years in a California prison. Aariel Maynor, 30, pleaded guilty to murder and...

Man pleads to killing wife of music legend Clarence Avant

Mar. 03, 2022 16:46 PM EST

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A 30-year-old man pleaded guilty Thursday to the murder of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, the wife of legendary music executive Clarence Avant. Aariel Maynor pleaded guilty in the fatal shooting of Avant and the attempted murder of her security guard at her...