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Man gets 99 years in prison for role in Texas girl's death

1 year 10 months 3 weeks ago Friday, February 28 2020 Feb 28, 2020 February 28, 2020 6:01 PM February 28, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

DALLAS (AP) - A man has been convicted and sentenced to 99 years in prison for his part in the abduction and killing of a 13-year-old suburban Dallas girl. A Dallas County jury deliberated for about an hour Friday before sentencing Desmond Jones for his involvement in the abduction and death of Shavon Randle. The sentence was deliberated after the jury witnessed a courtroom outburst by Jones, whom bailiffs carried from the courtroom. Earlier Friday, the jury deliberated for about two hours before finding Jones guilty of organized criminal activity, for which the top punishment is 99 years or life in prison.

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