The Ottumwa Courier

August 3, 2013

Sentencing set in Pollard case

Ottumwa Courier

---- — 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.