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Shreveport man sentenced to life in prison for sex crimes

CADDO PARISH, La. (KTAL) - A 67-year-old Shreveport man was sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of sex crimes against a juvenile.

Jefferson Davis Jr. was also sentenced to 50 years in prison for other offenses, to be served consecutively.

An eight-woman, four-man jury convicted Davis of first-degree rape, sexual battery and indecent behavior with a juvenile in his April trial.

Davis's victim was 9 years old at the time of the offenses four years ago.

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