Life sentence stands

By Anna Carrera

Published 05/29 2014 04:34PM

Updated 05/29 2014 05:16PM

EFFINGHAM COUNTY -- A Watson man won't get a lighter sentence after pleading guilty to murdering his niece. Justin DeRyke had a hearing Thursday to reconsider his punishment, but he withdrew that motion. DeRyke will spend natural life behind bards. He killed 7-year old Willow Long in September.

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