COLUMBIA, Missouri — A 24-year-old Jefferson City woman has pleaded guilty to conspiracy in a 2013 deadly drug deal in Columbia.
The Columbia Daily Tribune (http://bit.ly/1Acxxqn ) reports the sentence hearing for Joycelynn Brown has been set for April 27.
Prosecutors say Brown and Anthony Unger traveled to Columbia to sell marijuana to Domionte Cheatum in a deal arranged by another man. They say Cheatum shot Unger six times during a struggle that ensued when Cheatum tried to rob Unger.
Cheatum has been convicted of second-degree murder and other charges. His attorney has filed an appeal.
Samuel Butler, who was accused of arranging the drug deal, has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge of attempted distribution of a controlled substance. He was sentenced to 15 years in prison.
Information from: Columbia Daily Tribune, http://www.columbiatribune.com
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