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Richardson to serve 9 years for murder

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Judge upholds jury's verdict, suspends four years of prison sentence.

By April Wright, Reporter

HILLSVILLE — David Richardson will serve 13 years, with four suspended, for the shooting death of a Carroll County man, Judge Brett Geisler ruled during a sentencing hearing in Carroll County Circuit Court on Tuesday.
The jury had recommended nine years for the defendant, who was convicted of first-degree murder, use of a firearm in the commission of a felony and discharging a firearm in an occupied dwelling.
Richardson fired three shots in a May 18, 2010 incident that resulted in the death of Bryon Jordan Wilson.  


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