Man sentenced to life for killing father of 2

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Friday, June 29, 2012

MCDUFFIE COUNTY, Ga. -- A man now knows his fate for his role in the December 2010 killing of a father of two.

Dexter Jones was sentenced to life for the murder of Kenny Johnson on Friday.

Jones also got 10 years for armed robbery and five years for a weapons charge. The murder and armed robbery sentences will be served together and he will serve the weapons charge after that.

Jones was sentenced for killing 24-year-old Kenny Johnson. Investigators said it was a drug deal gone wrong.

Two other suspects were also arrested. They agreed to testify for the prosecution during Jones' trial.

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