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Published: Thursday, July 29, 2004, 12:01 a.m.

The Burkheimer slaying sentences

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Here are the people convicted in connection with the 2002 killing of Rachel Burkheimer:
John Phillip Anderson, 22, Everett. Sentenced to life in prison after a jury found him guilty of aggravated murder and conspiracy to commit first-degree murder. Co-defendants say Anderson shot Burkheimer, a former girlfriend.
John Alan Whitaker, 23, Everett. Sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of aggravated murder and conspiracy to commit murder. Co-defendants said Whitaker helped abduct and beat Burkheimer, then joined in digging her grave.
Yusef "Kevin" Jihad, 34, Everett. Sentenced to nearly 37 years in prison after being convicted of first-degree murder, conspiracy and kidnapping. Jihad was portrayed as the leader of the Northwest Mafia gang whose members killed Burkheimer.
Matthew Andreas Durham, 19, Lynnwood. He admitted driving Burkheimer to the scene of her death. He later pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and testified as a prosecution witness. Durham was sentenced to 25 years, 10 months behind bars.
Maurice Carlos Rivas, 20, Lynnwood. He admitted assisting in Burkheimer's kidnapping, digging her grave and being present at her shooting. He pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and testified as a prosecution witness. He was sentenced Wednesday to 25 years, 10 months in prison.
Jeffrey Scott Barth, 23, Everett. He pleaded guilty to first-degree kidnapping and testified as a prosecution witness. Barth was sentenced to nearly 10 years in prison.
Tony Williams, 22, Everett. He was sentenced Wednesday to nine years, three months in prison after pleading guilty to first-degree kidnapping.
Nathan Lovelace, 17, Lynnwood. He lied to police about what he knew about Burkheimer's kidnapping and later pleaded guilty as a juvenile to felony rendering criminal assistance. He testified at the Anderson and Jihad trials, and served 116 days behind bars.

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