Shooter Sentenced in Turnpike Slaying of Doctor

AKRON, Ohio (AP) - The shooter in the slaying of a wealthy doctor along the Ohio Turnpike was sentenced today to 17-and-a-half years in prison.

Damian Bradford could have received 30 years to life in prison, but prosecutors asked for a shorter sentence because his testimony helped convict Doctor Gulam Moonda's wife, Donna Moonda.

Bradford testified that he followed the Moondas as they left their Hermitage, Pennsylvania home, and shot the doctor after the couple pulled over on the Turnpike. He pleaded guilty to interstate stalking and a gun charge.

Prosecutors argued Donna Moonda offered Bradford, her lover, a share of her husband's multimillion-dollar estate to kill the doctor. Donna Moonda was convicted of murder-for-hire and other charges on Friday and could get the death penalty or life in prison.