North Little Rock man gets life sentence for setting up robbery that resulted in 2 deaths

23-year-old convicted for orchestrating robbery that left two people dead

FILE — The Pulaski County Courthouse is shown in this 2019 file photo.
FILE — The Pulaski County Courthouse is shown in this 2019 file photo.

A 23-year-old North Little Rock man who authorities said orchestrated an armed robbery that left two people dead, one of them his supposed best friend, was sentenced to life in prison Thursday after a Pulaski County jury rejected defense claims he was only a patsy for the killers.

Prosecutors