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November 9, 2007

Valdosta - A Valdosta man is headed to prison for murder.

A Lowndes County jury found 20 year-old Roosevelt Lawrence guilty of murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a murder.

He was sentenced to life in prison plus five years for the gun charge immediately after the trial.

Lawrence was convicted of the July 2006 shooting death of 24 year-old Mason Harper.

Harper was found in his car with a shotgun wound to the head.

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