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Jesup man given 2 life sentences for murdering pregnant girlfriend

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JESUP, GA (WTOC) -

A man from Jesup has been given two life prison sentences plus 10 years in the death of his pregnant girlfriend in 2012. 

The Wayne County district attorney says 33-year-old Jeremy Dewayne King was sentenced on Monday. 

King pleaded guilty to murder, feticide, possession of a firearm by a felon and child cruelty in the March 2012 shooting.

King was charged with child cruelty because he shot his girlfriend, Bonita King, in front of the couple's young son.

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