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Men found guilty in Double Churches murder trial sentenced

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COLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) -

Three men found guilty of separate charges in a Columbus murder have been sentenced.

A judge sentenced Akevious Powell to two consecutive life sentences with parole for felony murder and armed robbery charges.

Derain Waller has been sentenced to life without parole for felony murder, a concurrent life sentence for armed robbery and 5 years for possession of a gun.

Jacquawn Clark has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for an armed robbery charge.

A’kevious Powell, Derain Waller, and Jaquawn Clark were accused of murdering Demonde Dicks Jr. at Double Churches Park in 2016.

A jury came back with a split decision for the three defendants.

Powell and Waller were found guilty of felony murder. Clark escaped a murder conviction and was found guilty of armed robbery.

Follow News Leader 9's Sharifa Jackson on Twitter for the latest updates from court.

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