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Courson pleads guilty to wife's murder

Mandy and Jonathan Courson Mandy and Jonathan Courson

Jonathan Courson pleaded guilty to killing his wife, Mandy, in their Appling County home. Courson, who was scheduled to face trial next Monday, pled guilty to felony murder, filing a false report, and tampering with evidence. Judge Wilkes sentenced Courson to life with a possibility of parole plus six years.

Courson called 911 the morning of Jan. 4, 2013, to report a home invasion. He told investigators that intruders broke in overnight, tied him up and murdered his wife. But investigators soon arrested him and charged him with the murder.

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