Leonardo Drisdel in prison in 2005.
Leonardo Drisdel has been sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole plus 150 years for murdering his friend Cassandra Kovack, according to a tweet fired off
by St. Louis Circuit Attorney Jennifer Joyce.
Drisdel, a former DJ for WGNU, was convicted of Kovack's murder this past May. He told police he killed her after the devil told him to do it; he'd been smoking crack prior to hearing the voice.
The Riverfront Times
feature story "Dead Reckoning
" reconstructed the fateful night in 2005 when Drisdel committed the shockingly brutal murder of a young woman who considered him a friend.