Ohio man, 22, is sentenced to 62 years behind bars for brutal murder of girl, 16, who he kidnapped and stabbed to death then stuffed in a playpen bag and threw in a dumpster at apartment complex where she was visiting family

Mail Online | 6/23/2014 | Jennifer Smith For Dailymail.com
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An Ohio man has been sentenced to 62 years behind bars for the brutal murder of a 16-year-old girl whose body he carried in a playpen bag to a landfill after killing her.

Ricki Williams, 22, was jailed on Tuesday for the 2014 murder of Gina Burger.

Burger - Birth - Mother - Jackie - Bacher

Burger had been at her birth mother Jackie Bacher's apartment in Austintown, Ohio, when she vanished not long after telling her she was going out to get bags for ice tea.

The teenager was adopted when she was three and taken out of Bacher's care.

Texas - Mother - Michelle - Bennett - Ohio

She grew up in Texas, with adoptive mother Michelle Bennett, and had traveled to Ohio to spend time with her birth siblings after reconnecting with them on Facebook.

On June 23, she ended up in the apartment of her birth mother's neighbor where Williams, who is homeless and who she did not know beforehand, was staying.

Death - Knife - Chest - Afterwards

He stabbed her to death and chillingly pulled the knife out of her chest to smell it afterwards.

The neighbor Ronisha Johnson, testified against him and described the killing. She said Williams held her and Gina hostage and the teenager pleaded for her life before being stabbed to death.

Williams - Bag - Johnson - Son - Playpen

After he killed her, Williams used a bag that Johnson used to carry her son's portable playpen to move the teenager's body out of her apartment.

He brazenly left it in the dumpster outside where it sat for a whole day before being taken by trash collectors to a landfill 20 miles away across state lines near Hermitage, Pennsylvania.

Apartment - Complex - Gina - Body - Bag

As he left the apartment complex with Gina's body in the bag he was carrying, he walked past Bacher, who had called police to report her missing and sickeningly asked her if she wanted to 'buy it'.

It is not known if he was aware she...
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