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Jury recommends life sentence in Fort Gibson death

MUSKOGEE — A jury has convicted a 19-year-old man of first-degree felony murder for participating in a robbery that led to the shooting death of a Fort Gibson teen.

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: August 8, 2013
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MUSKOGEE — A jury has convicted a 19-year-old man of first-degree felony murder for participating in a robbery that led to the shooting death of a Fort Gibson teen.

Fredrick Watson was one of six people charged in the Nov. 23, 2011, shooting death of 17-year-old Ryan Satterfield. On Wednesday, a jury convicted Watson and recommended a life sentence with the possibility of parole.

A local newspaper reports that Watson would be 57 before he is eligible for parole.

Authorities accused Watson and five others of entering a house and robbing Satterfield and three others. One of the men, Deandre Clark, was found guilty of shooting to Satterfield to death and sentenced to life in prison.

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