- Associated Press - Tuesday, January 28, 2014

YORK, Pa. (AP) - In a story Jan. 27 about a sentencing in a murder case, The Associated Press erroneously reported the length of the sentence. Jacquez Brown was sentenced to 50 years to life in prison, not 15 years to life.

A corrected version of the story is below:

Teen gets 50 to life in 2011 central Pa. slaying

Central Pa. teenager gets 50 years to life for 1st-degree murder of another teen in 2011

YORK, Pa. (AP) - A central Pennsylvania teenager has been sentenced to 50 years to life in prison for the shooting death of another teen.

York County Judge Richard Renn on Monday said 18-year-old Jacquez Brown needed a long sentence because the teen “has to be segregated from society, for society’s protection … for a significant period of time.”

A jury convicted Brown in November of first-degree murder in the July 2011 slaying of 19-year-old Anthony Wasilewski.

Police said Brown, then 15, shot the victim outside his home following an argument over a stolen cellphone. Authorities said Brown then forced his way into the home of an acquaintance, leading to a brief standoff.

Prosecutors said Wasilewski was shot repeatedly in the back as he lay on the sidewalk.


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