OTTUMWA — The man convicted of robbing and murdering the Cinema X Theater manager will be sentenced next week.
Bruce Darnell Pollard Jr., 26, was convicted on July 23 of first-degree murder and first-degree robbery in the death of Kenneth McDaniel, 70, in March 2012.
Pollard will be sentenced at 9 a.m. Thursday.
First-degree murder, a Class A felony, carries a life sentence in Iowa. First-degree robbery, a Class B felony, carries a 25-year sentence.