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SportIowa man who killed top golfer from Spain gets life sentence

19:16  23 august  2019
19:16  23 august  2019 Source:   ap.org

Man who admitted to killing former Iowa State golfer apologizes

Man who admitted to killing former Iowa State golfer apologizes "I want to show remorse for stripping a life from society," Collin Richards wrote in a letter he sent to the judge. He faces a life sentence.

Teammates and others who knew an Iowa State University student-athlete who was killed this week while playing golf near the campus shared stories Several speakers, including women's golf coach Christie Martens, talked about the star golfer from Spain . Barquin, an engineering student, was the

AMES, Iowa (AP) — A star collegiate golfer from Spain was attacked and killed by a homeless stranger while she was playing a round alone near her campus in Iowa , police said Tuesday. Celia Barquin Arozamena, who was working toward joining the pro tour while finishing her degree at Iowa

AMES, Iowa -- The man who killed a former Iowa State University golfer has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Iowa man who killed top golfer from Spain gets life sentence © ASSOCIATED PRESS Students sign cards for the family of slain Iowa State student Celia Barquin Arozamena during a vigil on Sept. 19, 2018, in Ames, Iowa.

A Story County judge on Friday pronounced the mandatory sentence against 22-year-old Collin Richards.

Collins pleaded guilty on June 14 to first-degree murder for the Sept. 17 slaying of 22-year-old Celia Barquin Arozamena. Police say Richards stabbed her while she was playing on a course near the campus in Ames, leaving her body in a pond.

Richards had been staying at a homeless encampment in nearby woods.

Barquin was a top golfer in Spain as a teenager and came to Iowa State to pursue her career.

A lawyer for her family told The Des Moines Register that relatives hope Richards' sentencing will give them some closure.

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