Tulsa Teen Sentenced To Prison In Joplin Man's Death

Tuesday, April 8th 2014, 11:01 am
By: News On 6

A Tulsa teen was sentenced to 15 years in prison Monday for his role in a fatal shooting in Joplin, Missouri in 2012.

Elijah Taylor, 18, pleaded guilty in February to second-degree murder and burglary in the death of 23-year-old Jacob Wages.

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Joplin Police said Taylor was among five young men who entered a home looking for drugs when Wages was shot and killed.