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Man gets life in prison for fatally shooting a woman he lived with


PENSACOLA, Florida — A Florida Panhandle man has been sentenced to life in prison for fatally shooting a woman he lived with.

An Escambia County judge sentenced Reginald Jerome Smith this past week after a jury found him guilty of second-degree murder.

Prosecutors say Smith shot Mary Ann Spencer in the head at the home they shared in January 2008.

The Pensacola News Journal ( ) reports that a previous conviction was reversed because of an incorrect jury instruction.

Information from: Pensacola (Fla.) News Journal,

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