Man convicted of cold case murder faces sentencing

HOMEWOOD, AL (WBRC) - A man convicted of the cold case murder and rape of a Homewood woman faces formal sentencing today.
A jury convicted Steven Petric of raping and stabbing Toni Lim to death. The jurors recommended the death penalty in the case.

The case was reopened last year, when Petric's DNA was matched with DNA at Lim's crime scene. He was serving a 26-year prison sentence for armed robbery in Illinois at the time.