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Jury hands down first degree murder conviction

Published On: Feb 07 2013 09:52:43 PM CST
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Tenn. -

A Washington County, Tennessee man has been found guilty of first degree murder and possession of a deadly weapon.
The county clerks office tells us James Henry Allen was convicted in the May 2010 shooting death of Richard Carter.
Police say Allen confessed to killing 45-year-old Carter at his ex-wife's home in Fall Branch.
The jury gave him a life sentence with the possibility of parole.