Providence man convicted in 2019 killing of Boston woman plans to appeal verdict

This is a booking photo of Louis Coleman.

BOSTON (WLNE) — A Providence man who was sentenced to life in prison last month for the 2019 killing of a Boston woman is planning to appeal his conviction.

Court documents unveiled Thursday that Louis Coleman plans to file an appeal with the U.S. First Circuit Court of Appeals.

On Oct. 11, Coleman was sentenced to life without parole in a Boston federal court for the kidnapping and slaying of Jassy Correia in 2019.

Coleman was found guilty earlier this year on a charge of kidnapping resulting in death.

Correia was murdered in February of 2019 after a night out at a Boston nightclub for her 23rd birthday.

Surveillance footage showed Coleman removing a body from his Providence apartment matching that of Correia’s and was seen putting it is his car.

He was ultimately arrested in Delaware, where her body was discovered in the trunk of his car.

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