Man Sentenced for 2016 Murder

A Murphysboro man has been sentenced to 37 years in prison for committing a murder in 2016. The man was identified as 30 year-old Cortez Turner. He had previously been found guilty during a Dec. 2018 bench trial. Investigators say Turner shot Detrick Rogers to death in Murphysboro on Oct. 24, 2016. He was sentenced to jail on multiple charges. He was sentence to 29 years for murder, and eight additional years for aggravated discharge of a firearm. Both sentences will be served back to back.

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