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Oklahoma Soldier Gets Life In Prison For Starving Girlfriend's Son To Death

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An Oklahoma Army private was sentenced to life in prison for starving his girlfriend's 10-year-old son to death.

It happened back in May 2011, at Fort Sill.

Prosecutors say 33-year-old Private First Class Connell Williams deprived the boy of food as punishment.

He cut a deal to avoid the death penalty.

The boy's mother, Candice Holloway, was sentenced to 30 years in prison.

2/20/2013 Related Story: Trial Beginning For Oklahoma Soldier Charged With Murder

 

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