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A man who killed a retired librarian while he was speeding away from police will spend more time behind bars after he explained to a judge that the plea deal offered by prosecutors was too lenient.

Friday afternoon, Joshua Brazeal, his family members and the loved ones of the 79-year-old woman he killed were all united in their belief that he deserved a harsher sentence.

On August 19th, Brazeal was speeding away from police when he accidentally crashed a stolen car into the vehicle owned by longtime Kansas City librarian Geraldine Strader. Strader was a pillar of the community and ultimately died from her injuries.

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In a surprising move, Wyandotte County Judge Bill Klapper rejected the original 41-month deal offered by prosecutors and increased Brazeal’s punishment to 78 months. Even more surprising than that, Brazeal’s family and Geraldine Strader’s family comforted each other during Friday’s emotional sentencing.

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