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Terry Thompson Sentenced To 25 Years In Prison For John Hernandez’s Murder

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg says she hopes Thompson’s case deters people from resorting to violence to resolve their conflicts.

Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle/Via Pool
A Harris County jury has sentenced Terry Thompson Wednesday to 25 years in prison for the strangulation death of John Hernandez.

A Harris County jury sentenced Terry Thompson Wednesday to 25 years in prison for the strangulation death of John Hernandez as a result of a confrontation outside a Houston-area restaurant in May 2017.

The same jury that convicted Thompson of murder on Monday in the death of Hernandez sentenced him Wednesday.

Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg says she hopes Terry Thompson’s case deters people from resorting to violence to resolve their conflicts.

 

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