Authorities: Man gets 100 years for crimes in Md.

January 10, 2012 - 4:20 PM

GREENBELT, Md. (AP) — Authorities say a man awaiting trial in the deaths of a nurse and her 20-year-old daughter has been sentenced to 100 years in prison for crimes committed during dozens of armed home invasions and burglaries in the Maryland suburbs of the nation's capital.

Jason Scott was sentenced Tuesday in federal court in Greenbelt. Scott was convicted in July of crimes including armed carjacking and stealing firearms. Prosecutors say the crimes were committed during more than 50 burglaries and nine armed home invasion robberies.

Prosecutors say Scott is a former UPS worker who had used a database at his workplace to target homes to burglarize.

Scott faces separate murder charges in the deaths of Delores Dewitt and her daughter, Ebony. Their bodies were found in a burning car in March 2009.