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Barker sentenced in Despain murder

The man who pleaded guilty to the murder of  Marc Despain in August of last year was sentenced Friday, September 14. (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Department) The man who pleaded guilty to the murder of Marc Despain in August of last year was sentenced Friday, September 14. (Source: Craighead County Sheriff's Department)

JONESBORO, ARKANSAS (KAIT) - The man who pleaded guilty to the murder of Marc Despain, in August of last year, was sentenced Friday, September 14.

According to Prosecuting Attorney, Scott Ellington, Terrance Odell Barker was convicted and sentenced to 35 years in prison on first degree murder.

This, in accordance with his previous plea agreement regarding Despain's wife, Michelle. Barker will be transferred to the Department of Correction.

We will continue to track this story and bring you the latest developments, as they become available, on Region 8 News and kait8.com

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