May 11, 1991 |
A teen-ager with white supremacist ties has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for racial attacks on six Japanese students in a city park last year. Under the sentence, handed down Thursday, James Clifford Close Jr., 19, will not be eligible for parole until he is 54. Close was found guilty of second-degree assault, ethnic intimidation, aggravated robbery and other crimes. He was acquitted of attempted first-degree murder.