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Convicted murderer Deshanon Haywood ordered to serve at least 35 years in prison

A Summit County judge sentenced Deshanon Jammal Haywood on Friday to life in prison with a chance of parole after serving 35 years for helping to carry out a quadruple murder at a Chapel Hill-area townhouse.

Haywood, 23, was convicted earlier this month on multiple counts of aggravated murder, along with two counts of kidnapping and one count each of robbery and aggravated burglary, in the April 2013 slayings of two young men and two young women.

Haywood’s jury had recommended a sentence of 25 years to life, but Common Pleas Judge Paul Gallagher added 10 years for each of the other first-degree felony convictions.

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