Former Jackson officer gets 5-year sentence in beating death

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Anthony Fox

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A former officer in Mississippi received a five-year prison sentence Wednesday for the 2019 beating of a man who was pulled from a vehicle during a manhunt.

The former Jackson detective, Anthony Fox, was sentenced by Circuit Judge Adrienne Wooten. She gave him 20 years but suspended 15.

A jury on Aug. 4 convicted Fox of culpable negligence manslaughter in the death of 62-year-old George Robinson.

Two other Jackson police officers, Lincoln Lampley and Desmond Barney, were cleared of second-degree murder charges…

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