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Concepcion sentencing set for August

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CHARLES CITY (KWWL) -- A sentencing date has been set for a teen convicted of killing his cousin.

Fifteen-year-old Edgar Concepcion Jr. was found guilty in June of first-degree murder, first-degree sexual abuse, second degree-sexual abuse and child endangerment resulting in bodily injury in the death of his three-year old cousin Krystel Banes in July 2009.

His trial was moved from Floyd County to Hamilton County on a change of venue.

Concepcion will be sentenced in Floyd County District Court in Charles City. 

A first-degree murder conviction carries a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole.

 

Online Producer-Chris Becker

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