Crime

Update: Austin Sigg sentenced to life in prison for brutal murder of Jessica Ridgeway, ten

Update: Austin Sigg has been sentenced to life in prison for the murder of ten-year-old Westminster girl Jessica Ridgeway, and while he's technically eligible for parole after forty years, he's been ordered to serve another consecutive sentence of 86 years.

The announcement of Sigg's punishment follows more than a day's worth of grueling testimony in the case.

Continue to see our previous coverage.

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