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Aug 21, 2010 4:05 PM by Chris Welty

Monroe Man Convicted in 2008 Death

MONROE, La. (AP) - A Monroe man has been convicted in the
beating and stabbing death of another man in 2008.
The News-Star reports that a jury in Monroe convicted Lavern
"Pee Wee" Hampton of second-degree murder on Friday. The crime
O-arries a mandatory life sentence.
The victim was 58-year-old Otis King, who was killed on Aug. 14,
2008, in front of a Monroe house. According to testimony, Hampton
had argued earlier in the day with his ex-girlfriend. King defended
the woman, leading to a disagreement with Hampton.

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