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Man pleads guilty to second-degree murder in 2018 Covington Co. death

Shirod Magee pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.
Shirod Magee pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.(Covington County Sheriff's Department)
Published: Jul. 21, 2021 at 9:08 PM CDT
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COLLINS, Miss. (WDAM) - A Gulfport man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for the murder of a 75-year-old Covington County man three years ago.

Shirod Magee, 19, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in Covington County Circuit Court earlier this month.

He was accused in the death of Jessie Lee Doby in June of 2018.

A second person charged with murder in that case remains in custody.

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