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Man gets 10-year term in slaying of brother

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Posted: Apr 22, 2010 8:51 AM by Andrea Fontenot
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: manslaughter, killing, Lake Charles, argument, Shannon Joseph Wright, Jimmy Neil Lastrape

A 19-year-old Lake Charles man accused of stabbing his brother to death last year has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Shannon Joseph Wright pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

Wright was charged with stabbing his brother, Jimmy Neil Lastrape, during an argument at Wright's home.

The victim later died at a hospital.

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