Cesar Sayoc, 57, who pleaded guilty in March to using weapons of mass destruction and other crimes, weeps during sentencing in this courtroom sketch at the federal court in Manhattan, New York, August 5, 2019 (REUTERS/Jane Rosenberg).
Cesar Sayoc Jr., the Trump supporter and bodybuilder from Florida who sent pipe bombs to prominent Democrats and CNN’s offices in New York City, has been sentenced to 20 years in prison.
Sayoc, 57, was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison by US District Court Judge Jed Rakoff. Sayoc will also have five years supervised release and will participate in out-patient drug and mental health treatment.
During the sentencing, two doctors testified about Sayoc’s state of mind. The judge determined not to give him a life sentence because it was “inappropriate,” according to ABC News. Sayoc’s attorney, federal public defender Ian Marcus Amelkin, said in court that the 57-year-old suffers from…
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