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Man gets life for killing girlfriend on Johns Island

A man was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for killing his girlfriend on Johns Island.  Timothy Wright was found guilty on Wednesday. A man was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for killing his girlfriend on Johns Island. Timothy Wright was found guilty on Wednesday.
JOHNS ISLAND, SC (WCSC) -

A man was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday for killing his girlfriend on Johns Island.

Timothy Wright was found guilty on Wednesday. 

Authorities say Wright shot Melinda Ford near her home on Betsy Kerrison Parkway two years ago.

Deputies say Wright then led them on a chase, driving his truck through a baseball field on Johns Island before getting out and running.

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