A man who shot an off-duty Maryland state trooper who kicked him out of a restaurant was ordered Thursday to spend the rest of his life behind bars by a judge who called him a threat to society and liable to kill again if free.
Cyril Cornelius Williams, 29, made no apologies to the family of
Wesley Brown as he was sentenced to life without the possibility of
parole plus 25 years. His lawyers, who made no arguments during the
sentencing hearing, said he maintained his innocence and was appealing
"Your vengeful acts deprived our community of a young public servant
and of a crusader for the at-risk youth of this county," Prince George's
County Circuit Court Judge Sean Wallace said in imposing the maximum
possible sentence for the June 2010 murder.