Sentencing in role for Hattiesburg cop killings
Three people charged in connection with the 2015 shooting death of Hattiesburg Police Officers Benjamin Deen and Liquori Tate were sentenced this morning.
Douglas McPhail and Anquanette Alexander both pleaded guilty to hindering prosecution and conspiracy. They were accused of getting rid of the shirt the alleged triggerman was wearing at the time of the murders. McPhail was sentenced to five years with two to serve. Alexander’s sentencing was deferred for five years.
Also, Broderick Varnado pleaded guilty to accessory after the fact of capital murder and was sentenced to 20 years with 12 to serve.