- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 18, 2016

HOLLAND, Ark. (AP) - A Clinton man has been sentenced to 40 years in prison in the beating death of a man in Faulkner County.

Forty-four-year-old Travis Watson pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of first-degree murder on Monday. He had been charged with capital murder.

Authorities say that 49-year-old James Land was found beaten on June 9 in Holland. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

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