Preppie Killer Gets 19 Years for Drugs

Robert Chambers avoids life sentence with plea, returns to jail for dealing coke to cops
By Elizabeth Wolff,  Newser Staff
Posted Sep 3, 2008 9:38 AM CDT
Preppie Killer Gets 19 Years for Drugs
Preppy Killer, Robert Chambers was busted Oct. 23, 2007, in New York, for selling cocaine from his Manhattan apartment during an undercover drug sting.   (AP Photo/Newsday, Charles Eckert)

(Newser) – "Preppie killer" Robert Chambers, one of New York’s most infamous murderers, was sent back to prison for another 19 years after pleading guilty to drug-dealing, the Daily News reports. Chambers, who spent 15 years behind bars for strangling 18-year-old Jennifer Levin in Central Park in 1986, had been out of prison for 4 years when cops busted him for selling cocaine. (Read more Robert Chambers stories.)

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