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Greensboro man gets 13 years in ex-girlfriend's death

Greensboro man gets 13 years in ex-girlfriend's death

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A Greensboro man has been sentenced to at least 13 years in prison as part of a plea deal for fatally choking his 27-year-old ex-girlfriend.

DeCarlo Rayshaun Bennett, 29, was sentenced on a second-degree murder charge, the Greensboro News & Record reported today. He told authorities he had buried Sherri Jackson in a makeshift grave in the backyard of his mother's home.

Bennett had been charged with first-degree murder with the possibility of life in prison. A plea deal was struck June 26.

Authorities said Jackson disappeared less than a week after Bennett spent Thanksgiving dinner in 2006 discussing faith and the importance of respecting women with the victim's father, MacArthur Jackson

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