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Yang Sentenced To Life

Yang could receive 45 years to life in prison



    March 16, 2011: One day after a jury convicted Marni Yang of killing Rhoni Reuter and her unborn child, authorities release a 911 call from Shaun Gayle and the recorded conversation between Yang and her best friend. (Published Friday, May 20, 2011)

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    An aspiring fitness model could learn Friday how long she'll serve in prison for killing her lover's pregnant girlfriend.
    Marni Yang's sentencing hearing begins Friday morning in a Lake County courtroom, the Chicago Tribune reports
    Last March, a jury convicted Yang of murdering former Chicago Bear Shaun Gayle's girlfriend, Rhoni Reuter, in Deerfield in 2007. 
    Reuter attempted to protect her and Gayle's unborn child from the bullets by shielding her stomach. 
    Gayle testified that he carried on a sexual relationship with Yang before the killings. 
    He is expected to deliver a victim impact statement during Friday's hearing, the paper reports.
    Yang could get 45 years to life in prison.