Clarksdale man sentenced to life for 2017 park murder

By MICHAEL BANKS / THE PRESS REGISTER,

A Clarksdale man was sentenced Feb. 5 to life in prison for the murder of a man in a Clarksdale park in September 2017.

On Feb. 5, Marcus Johnson was found guilty of first-degree murder by a jury after a two-day trial in Coahoma County Circuit Court.

 
 
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