Convicted killer's sentence upheld

Convicted killer's sentence upheld

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Williams pleaded guilty to murder in the shooting of Jamika Jones in 2009. A judge sentenced him to life in prison last June. Williams pleaded guilty to murder in the shooting of Jamika Jones in 2009. A judge sentenced him to life in prison last June.
MADISON COUNTY, AL (WAFF) -

A convicted killer from Madison County will stay in jail.The Alabama Supreme Court upheld Arthur Williams' conviction Friday.

The appeals court rejected his request for a new trial inJanuary. Williams pleaded guilty to murder in the shooting of Jamika Jones in2009. A judge sentenced him to life in prison last June.

He'll be eligible for parole in 15 years. Jones' familyand the District Attorney plan to fight his parole.

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