Murderer must serve 100% of 55-years

Local News

CHAMPAIGN COUNTY, Ill. (WCIA) — An Urbana man will spend more than five decades in prison for murder.

Monday, Marquise Burnett was sentenced to 55-years.

He was found guilty of shooting Darien Carter to death, in June of last year, near Douglass Park, in Champaign.

Three people ran from the scene that night. No one else has been arrested.

Burnett will have to serve 100% of his sentence.

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