ROCHESTER, new york – Four people have been sentenced for charges arising from the kidnapping and torture of two New York students have been sentenced to prison.
The two men and two women were sentenced in the last month of the kidnapping of two male University of Rochester students in December 2015.
Prosecutors say that the victims, who were abused during a 40-hour ordeal, wrongly, is aimed at retaliation for a drug-related robbery.
Lydell Strickland on Wednesday sentenced to 25 years to life. David Alcaraz-Ubiles was sentenced to 15 years to run consecutively with a 15-year sentence that he is serving for another crime.
Inalia Rolldan and Ruth Lora were sentenced to seven years in prison and five years post-release supervision.
Five others charged in the case have taken plea deals.