Macon man sentenced in death of ex-fiancée
by Associated Press Wire
January 15, 2013 03:35 PM | 453 views | 0 0 comments | 3 3 recommendations | email to a friend | print

MACON, Ga. (AP) — A Macon man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole in the death of his ex-fiancée who was doused in gasoline and set on fire in August of 2005.

The Telegraph of Macon reports 36-year-old Jomekia Pope was also sentenced to 20 years in prison for an arson charge in the death of 26-year-old LaTosha Taylor.

Pope earlier this month pleaded guilty to the charges and prosecutors initially sought the death penalty against the man.

Authorities say Taylor was hospitalized in a burn unit for 55 days before she died of her injuries.

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Information from: The Macon Telegraph.

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