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The Journal reported that many in attendance at Monday's sentencing wore stickers bearing the black-and-white photograph that initially appeared in stories about Crilley's death.
"Cornelia Always in Our Hearts," the stickers read.
On Monday, New York Supreme Court Judge Bonnie Wittner handed down a sentence of 25 years to life in prison, the Wall Street Journal reported.
"This kind of case is something I've never experienced, hope to never again.
I just want to say I hope these families find some peace and solace for these inexplicably brutal and horrific acts," Wittner said, according to the Journal.
PHOTOS: California serial killers Wittner then dissolved into tears.
"As I said, in 30 years I've never had a case like this," she said.Alcala raped and strangled Crilley, a 23-year-old TWA flight attendant, inside her Upper East Side apartment in 1971.