Man gets 45-90 years in sex assault, carjacking crash that killed family

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Prosecutors say 21-year-old Jonathan Rosa and a co-defendant forced a real estate agent into her SUV and sexually assaulted her as they drove off in the vehicle in July 2014.

The second defendant in a carjacking that ended with the deaths of a mother and three children selling fruit at a busy Philadelphia intersection has been sentenced to 45 to 90 years in prison.

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Prosecutors say 21-year-old Jonathan Rosa and a co-defendant forced a real estate agent into her SUV and sexually assaulted her as they drove off in the vehicle in July 2014 in Tioga.



They say the vehicle blew a tire and crashed into the fruit stand, killing 34-year-old Keisha Williams and three children ages 7 to 15.

Pictured: Keiearra Williams, 15, Joseph Reed, 9, and Terrence Moore, 7. All three children were struck and killed by a carjacked SUV on July 25, 2014.



Investigators say the family was raising money for their church.

Co-defendant Cornelius Crawford is serving a 50- to 100-year sentence. Both men pleaded guilty to third-degree murder, sexual assault and other crimes.

Rosa has expressed remorse for the crash in court.
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