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Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Umar Hudson, Man Convicted of Killing Woman and Raping Her Kids, Gets 205 Years in Prison

Posted By on Wed, Jan 25, 2012 at 4:30 PM

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Umar Hudson, the man convicted of stabbing to death the mother of his young daughter, and raping two of her other children, was sentenced to 205 years to life in state prison.

A jury convicted Hudson 35, in November for killing Jernell Scott -- who he met in high school -- and raping Scott's other two daughters, one 13 and one who was 9

years old.

Prosecutors say Hudson's stress over the rapes is what ultimately led him to attack Scott.

"Because of the defendant's despicable actions, five children are now left without a mother. The sentence handed down reflects the horrific

and violent nature of the defendant's actions," said District Attorney

George Gascón. "San Francisco will be a safer place knowing this

individual will never have the opportunity to hurt Jernell Scott's

children ever again."

On Apr. 6, 2007, neighbors spotted a man standing over Scott, stabbing

her repeatedly. He went inside to change clothes, and when he came

outside, attempted to blend in with the crowd of people gathering

around Scott, who was naked and bleeding.

However, when police arrived, witnesses called Hudson out as the attacker. The cops later found bloody clothes in his backpack, and he was arrested on suspicion of murder.

DNA also connected Hudson to the sexual assaults of the two young girls, prosecutors said.

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Erin Sherbert was the Online News Editor for SF Weekly from 2010 to 2015. She's a Texas native and has a closet full of cowboy boots to prove it.


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