Tuesday, May 4, 2010
Linda Stein's personal assistant Natavia Lowery has received a sentence of 25 years to life for killing Ms. Stein in 2007. Ms. Stein, who managed the musical group the Ramones and was at one time married to Seymour Sire, president of Sire Records, was found beaten to death in her New York apartment. Suspicion focused on Ms. Lowery fairly quickly. She was also sentenced to additional time for theft and other crimes. Ms. Lowery must serve at least 25 years before she is eligible for parole. Read more here in a New York Times article.