DALLAS — The last of three men to be sentenced in the rape at gunpoint of a Southern Methodist University student has received a 25-year prison term after asking the forgiveness of their victim.
Luis Zuniga was sentenced under terms of a plea agreement after pleading guilty and testifying against one of his co-defendants. Before receiving the sentence, he asked his 20-year-old victim to forgive him. According to The Dallas Morning News, the woman asked her assailant if he would change. Satisfied that he would, she
Arturo Arevalo and Alfonso Zuniga were both sentenced to life in prison for their convictions.
The newspaper reports the victim, Monika Korra, has gone public and written to be published in her native Norway a book about her ordeal to "kill the silence" surrounding rape.