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Birmingham man pleads guilty in death of man who was lured by woman using phone sex chat line

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BIRMINGHAM, Alabama — A Birmingham man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for his role in the death of a man who was lured by a woman using a phone sex chat line.

Al.com reports (http://bit.ly/1unEw26 ) 23-year-old Tavaris Allen pleaded guilty to murder in the 2011 shooting death of 34-year-old John Inusa Dantata. Allen was also sentenced to 20 years for robbery and 14 months for receiving stolen property. The charges run concurrently.

Authorities say Allen, 22-year-old Anthony Jackson and 19-year-old Alexis Blocker used a phone sex chat line to lure Dantata and rob him in September of 2011.

Jackson pleaded guilty last week and was sentenced to life with the possibility of parole. Blocker's trial is expected to begin in March.

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