LOUISVILLE, Miss. (WTVA) - A jury in Winston County Circuit Court returned a guilty verdict Monday evening in the 2017 shooting death of a woman.
Kevin Carter, 44, was accused of shooting Angela Collier, 39, in early 2017 at a home on Roy Bates Road in Noxapater.
Investigators say Collier was shot once in the leg with an AK-47 and later died at a local hospital.
Carter eventually surrendered to law enforcement following a week-long search.
Jury selection was held Monday morning, and the state presented witnesses before Carter took the stand Monday afternoon.
He was sentenced to 70 years in prison for second-degree murder, aggravated assault and felon in possession of a weapon.