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Zion man gets 44 years for murder solicitation

Published: Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 5:30 a.m. CDT

WAUKEGAN – A judge in northern Illinois has sentenced a 50-year-old Zion man to 44 years in prison for burglarizing a home and trying to have a pregnant woman and her boyfriend killed.

Lake County Circuit Judge Daniel Shanes sentenced Roderick Golden on Tuesday.

A jury convicted Golden of solicitation of murder earlier this year.

He also pleaded guilty to residential burglary Tuesday.

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