Madison County man sentenced to 25 years as habitual offender

Madison County man sentenced to 25 years as habitual offender
Tyrone Body was convicted in September of attacking his girlfriend and breaking her nose. (Source: Madison County Detention Center)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - A Canton man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison.

Tyrone Body will serve his sentence day for day. Body was convicted for burglary of a dwelling in Madison County in September.

He was arrested and charged with simple assault-bodily injury, simple domestic violence, felon carrying a concealed weapon, burglary of inhabited dwelling and simple assault.

Body was convicted as a habitual offender.

Madison County prosecutors say he barged through the locked door of his girlfriend's apartment in Canton.

He then assaulted her, breaking her nose.

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