HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - On Thursday, a Hub City man was sentenced to two decades in state prison for helping his brother attempt to cover up a murder in 2014.
A jury found Vernell Miskell, 23, guilty in a Forrest County courtroom in May 2016.
In September, he pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact of murder.
His sentencing was delayed until after he testified in his brother's trial, V'Nell Miskell.
Authorities originally charged Vernell Miskell with murder. But her later pleaded to a lesser charge as part of a plea deal.