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Arkansas man convicted to 40 years for murder

Cordell Wells, Jr.  (Source:  Mississippi Co. Sheriff) Cordell Wells, Jr. (Source: Mississippi Co. Sheriff)

BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) – A  man accused of murder will spend the next 40 years in prison.

On Wednesday, April 13, a Mississippi County jury convicted Cordell Wells, Jr. of Blytheville on first-degree murder charges.  Prosecutors say in November 2009 Wells shot and killed Wale Adelowo.

Circuit Court Judge Ralph Wilson sentenced Wells to 40 years in prison for the murder charge and 15 years for using a firearm in the commission of a crime.

 

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