Woman sentenced in cathedral sex case
NEW YORK (AP) -- A woman accused of having sex with her boyfriend inside St. Patrick's Cathedral as part of a radio show stunt was sentenced to five days of community service.
Loretta Lynn Harper, 36, pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct on Thursday.
YOUR E-MAIL ALERTS
Follow the news that matters to you. Create your own
alert to be notified on topics you're interested in.
Or, visit Popular Alerts
Harper and Brian Florence were arrested in August 2002 after a police officer listening to the "Opie and Anthony Show" heard producer Paul Mercurio say on the air that he was speaking on a cell phone while watching the couple copulate in the cathedral.
Florence, 38, died of a heart attack in September. Mercurio, 43, pleaded guilty earlier in the day to disorderly conduct. The judge ordered him to perform seven days of community service.
The stunt, part of a regular feature in which couples could win prizes for having sex in public places, resulted in WNEW-FM firing DJs Greg "Opie" Hughes and Anthony Cumia and a $357,000 fine against Infinity Broadcasting.
Copyright 2003 The Associated Press
. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.