NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (AP) -- A Newport News man has been sentenced to three life terms in prison for the murder-for-hire of a sailor.
The federal prosecutor's office says 29-year-old Michael Draven was sentenced Tuesday. He was convicted in July of conspiracy to commit murder for hire, carjacking resulting in death and murder with a firearm.
Prosecutors say Draven and Catherina Voss of Newport News hired David Runyon of Morgantown, W.Va., to kill her husband, 30-year-old Navy ensign Cory Voss. The sailor was shot while sitting in his pickup truck in April 2007.
Runyon also was convicted in July, and a jury recommended the death penalty. Runyon will be sentenced Dec. 4 in federal court in Norfolk.
Catherinia Voss pleaded guilty to arranging the slaying and is serving life in prison.