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Man pleads guilty to voluntary manslaughter

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NEW MADRID, MO (KFVS) -

A man from Jonesboro, Arkansas was sentenced to 15 years in prison after pleading guilty to a charge of voluntary manslaughter.

Eric Dashawn Wilbourn, 20, is accused of shooting and killing 28-year-old Al Jones in Steele in May of 2010.

Police found Jones lying on McCollum Street with a gunshot wound to the back.

Wilbourn told investigators he shot Jones and another man during a large gathering.

The other victim recovered from his injuries.

The case was moved to New Madrid on a change of venue.

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