Howard gets life: Jamestown man sentenced in teen’s death
Published 11/15/2012, The Jamestown Sun
A Jamestown man convicted of murder in the death of a Somali immigrant 18 months ago was sentenced to life in prison without parole Wednesday. Leron Howard, 35, was sentenced by Judge Thomas Merrick in Southeast District Court Wednesday. A 12-person jury convicted him of murder and criminal conspiracy in August. Both are Class AA felonies, which carry a maximum punishment of life without parole.Word count: 574
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