Lumberton man pleads guilty of manslaughter

LUMBERTON, MS (WDAM) - A Lumberton man has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of manslaughter.

Richard Sandifer, 21, was originally charged with murder in the death of Brian King, 42. The victim was shot to death in May of 2009 during an argument at the Lumberton Manor apartments.  Sandifer will be sentenced Friday and could get as much as 20 years in prison.

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