3 sentenced for 2015 triple homicide in Savannah

Updated: Dec. 15, 2017 at 12:58 PM EST
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SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) - Two men and a woman convicted in a triple homicide case in Savannah faced sentencing on Friday.

James Hampton and Dwayne Abney are charged in the 2015 murders of Kiana Marshall, Alexis Kitchens, and Corey Martin that happened at a home on Lynah Street. The jury found both men guilty on almost all 40 counts.

Diamond Butler, the young lady who provoked the incident, admitted that she suggested Hampton "shoot up the house" of Kiana Marshal.

Hampton was sentenced to three life sentences without parole plus 35 more years.

Abney was sentenced to two life sentences plus 15 years. Abney filed an appeal. The state Supreme Court upheld the decision.

Butler was sentenced to 90 years in prison.

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