The two women convicted in the killing of a man who tried to help them in Cheaha State Park were sentenced this week in their federal cases.
Yasmine Marie Hider, 21, of Oklahoma, was sentenced to 25 years in prison, and Krystal Diane Pinkins, 37, of Tennessee, was sentenced to life.
The two also face state charges. In the state case, a judge lifted a protective order Thursday, meaning those connected to the case may once again speak publicly about the investigation.
Adam Cassim Simjee was shot and killed after he and his girlfriend stopped to help what appeared to be a stranded motorist. The Clay County Sheriff's Office previously determined that the woman on the roadside tried to rob Simjee at gunpoint. When Simjee shot the suspect in apparent self-defense, she fired back, killing him.
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