SC man convicted in shooting death of another man

BISHOPVILLE, S.C. (AP) - A South Carolina man has been convicted of killing another man during an argument over a woman last year.

The Item of Sumter reported that 26-year-old James Keion Spann of Bishopville was convicted by a Lee County jury after 45 minutes of deliberations Wednesday.

Twenty-1-year-old Lindsay Lovely was shot to death last April.

The jury also convicted Spann of first-degree burglary and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Circuit Judge Ferrell Cothran sentenced Spann to life in prison.

The victim's mother testified she recognized the man who came to her door as the ex-boyfriend of her son's girlfriend.

Before he was sentenced, Spann denied killing Lovely.

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