Pete Spray, 18, an Exeter man who pleaded guilty to attempted murder in the terrifying attack on a female pizza delivery driver, was sentenced Thursday to 17 years in prison, the Tulare County District Attorney's Office said.
On April 4, the pizza delivery driver arrived at a home in Exeter with a pizza and was sent to the back of the home for payment.
She was bound, blindfolded, taken into the home, robbed and terrorized with threats of rape and death, including being killed, cut into pieces, put into a car and the body parts scattered, the District Attorney's Office said.
Spray, who was 17 at the time, and three other juveniles tried to kill her by attempting to break her neck, the District Attorney's office said. When that failed, they forced her to swallow pills to try to make her overdose.
They stole her car and drove to Nevada, where they were caught a few days later.
The victim freed herself and ran to the neighbor's house, where she vomited the pills.
Spray pleaded guilty in August to attempted murder, kidnapping, robbery, criminal threats and car theft, including the special allegation of having a firearm.
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