Posted: Jun 25, 2013 7:33 AM by AP/CS
ALEXANDRIA, La. (AP) - An Alexandria man has been sentenced to 61 years in prison in the 2012 death of an Alexandria woman.
The Town Talk reports 35-year-old Derrick Dewayne Pickens pleaded guilty to manslaughter and attempted murder charges in the death of 33-year-old Erika Davis.
Pickens was sentenced last week by state District Judge Thomas M. Yeager.
Pickens turned himself in on June 5, 2012.