Man gets 12 years in prison for role in Missouri killing

4 months 2 weeks 5 days ago Monday, May 29 2017 May 29, 2017 Monday, May 29, 2017 6:12:00 AM CDT May 29, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

SEDALIA (AP) — A central Missouri man has been ordered to spend 12 years in prison after pleading guilty to lesser charges for his role in a 2015 drug-related killing.

The Sedalia Democrat (http://bit.ly/2quyko4 ) reports that 22-year-old Kenneth McGee of Sedalia was sentenced Wednesday after pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter and first-degree attempted robbery.

He initially was charged with second-degree murder, first-degree attempted robbery and armed criminal action.

McGee and 36-year-old Brian Young were accused in connection with the July 2015 shooting death of 16-year-old Andrew Meyers.

Young has pleaded not guilty to charges of second-degree murder and attempting to possess a controlled substance. His next court appearance is scheduled for June 5.

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