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Tuesday, March 20, 2018, 5:09 a.m.

LR killer no patsy, jury says; he draws life prison sentence

James Johnson III, described by his lawyers Wednesday as a hapless spectator to murder, was sentenced to life in prison after a Pulaski County jury rejected defense efforts to paint the 22-year-old Little Rock man as the target of a conspiracy to frame him for a 2012 killing.

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