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Dehenre sentenced to 20 years

Malachy Dehenre will spend the next 20 years behind bars.

Today, Jones County Ciricuit Court Judge Billy Joe Landrum sentenced Dehenre to 20 years in prison and a $10 ,000 in court cost fee.  

Dehenre was found guilty of manslaughter in January for the death of his wife, Nyasha Dehenre, 11 years ago. 

This was Dehenre's second time has gone on trial for the murder of his wife, the first ending in a mistrial.

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