Pair pleads guilty to murder in college student's slaying - Cincinnati News, FOX19-WXIX TV

Pair pleads guilty to murder in college student's slaying

Parris Hummons (PHOTO: Cincinnati Police) Parris Hummons (PHOTO: Cincinnati Police)
John Sanders (left), Robert Carpenter (right), photos provided by Hamilton County Sheriff's Office John Sanders (left), Robert Carpenter (right), photos provided by Hamilton County Sheriff's Office
John Sanders, at left wearing a jail uniform, and Robert Carpenter, at right wearing a jail uniform, being led out of Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Jody Luebbers' courtroom Monday. (Photo: The Enquirer/Kevin Grasha) John Sanders, at left wearing a jail uniform, and Robert Carpenter, at right wearing a jail uniform, being led out of Hamilton County Common Pleas Judge Jody Luebbers' courtroom Monday. (Photo: The Enquirer/Kevin Grasha)
CINCINNATI (FOX19) -

The two suspects accused of gunning down a college student in Bond Hill last year accepted a plea deal on Monday.

Robert Carpenter and John Sanders pleaded guilty to murder in the death of Parris Hummons.  A judge sentenced Carpenter to 28 years to life in prison and Sanders to 20 years to life in prison. 

Hummons was found shot when Cincinnati police were called to the 5000 block of Reading Rd. just after 10 p.m. April 16, 2016.

She was was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center, where she died.

According to the victim's grandfather, Hummons and a friend were shot in a vehicle on Dale Rd. and drove to the parking lot of Fish Hook and Chicken Carry-Out on Reading Rd.

She was a sophomore at Wright State University student with a 3.8 grade point average, according to City Councilman Christopher Smitherman.

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