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Tuesday, 9 March 2010

Jasmine Rivera, who was 17 at the time of the crimes, said she committed the crimes to win "respect" from her boyfriend, Tonie Future.

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Jasmine Rivera, who was 17 at the time of the crimes, said she committed the crimes to win "respect" from her boyfriend, Tonie Future.Miss Rivera stole one of the guns that was used to gun down 29-year-old Allen Fernandez early July 30 on Snake Road in Ransom Twp., where he was fatally shot 12 times.Miss Rivera stole the gun in a burglary at the home of a state trooper in Blakely. She also was involved in a robbery of a city doughnut shop in July. Miss Rivera, Mr. Future and Christian Kenyon, 17, all of Scranton, were charged in that burglary and robbery.
Mr. Kenyon, Mr. Future and his brother, Jeffery Future, 26, also of Scranton, all are charged with homicide in Mr. Fernandez's death.In January, Jeffery Future pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.Investigators have said the three were following gang orders to kill Mr. Fernandez because he was disloyal within subsets of the Bloods street gang.
Outside the courtroom, attorney Chris Osborne said Miss Rivera's cooperation was crucial in solving the Fernandez slaying."She gave them the entire murder," Mr. Osborne said.Miss Rivera told Judge Carmen Minora the last seven months in prison had changed her. She said she is working on her GED and now realizes the errors of her ways.Gene Talerico, the prosecutor on the case, said, "I hope it's true."
He said only time will tell if she means what she said.

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