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Baton Rouge man pleads guilty to 2012 shooting death

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BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 32-year-old Baton Rouge man pleaded guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to 40 years in prison in the 2012 shooting death of a 19-year-old man.

The Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1m5RAAQ ) Jarvis Turner was scheduled to stand trial Monday on a second-degree murder charge in the killing of Justin Weideman but instead pleaded guilty to the lesser charge.

State District Judge Lou Daniel sentenced Turner to the maximum 40 years.

Information from: The Advocate, http://theadvocate.com

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