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Jackson teen sentenced to 25 years for murder of 17-year-old girlfriend

A 19-year-old man has been sentenced to 25 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections...
A 19-year-old man has been sentenced to 25 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections for the second-degree murder of his girlfriend.(OFFICE OF THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY)
Published: May. 24, 2022 at 12:12 PM CDT
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RANKIN CO., Miss. (WLBT) - A 19-year-old has been sentenced to 25 years in the Mississippi Department of Corrections for the second-degree murder of his girlfriend.

According to officials, Ozell Lewis, Jr. pulled out a stolen gun and shot his girlfriend of two years, 17-year-old Jashonna Adams of Richland, causing her death.

Officials say that Lewis will serve his sentence without the possibility of parole or early release.

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