Philadelphia-February 26, 2010: 21 year old Shawn Bender was sentenced to life in prison before the Honorable Judge Sarmina today. Bender was convicted of two counts of third degree murder for a car crash that claimed the lives of 17 year old Charles Johnson and 1 year old Shavissa Bender, the little girl was the defendant’s own daughter. Police say Shawn Bender crashed his car into a vehicle driven by Charles Johnson after a high speed chase on Roosevelt Boulevard on July 16, 2008. Johnson and Shavissa Bender died in the crash. ADA Gail Fairman successful prosecuted this case.