Glenn Lee Benner II
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|Glenn Lee Benner II|
Mug shot of Glenn Lee Benner II.
September 24, 1962|
Akron, Ohio, U.S.
|Died||February 7, 2006
|Conviction(s)||Aggravated murder, Kidnapping, Rape|
On August 6, 1985, Benner abducted 26-year-old Cynthia Sedgwick in the woods surrounding the Blossom Music Center in Summit County, where they both attended a concert. Benner raped Sedgwick and choked her to death.
On January 2, 1986, Benner kidnapped an acquaintance, 21-year-old Trina Bowser, in Akron and raped and killed her. DNA testing, conducted during federal appeals in 2003, identified Benner as the source of semen in Bowser's vagina and anus.
Trial and execution
On May 14, 1986, Benner was convicted for kidnapping, rape, and aggravated murder. He was also convicted for the attempted murders and rapes of two other woman on two separate occasions.
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