Teen serving life gets added sentence - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Teen serving life gets added sentence

Ken Parker, photo courtesy Shelby Count Jail. Ken Parker, photo courtesy Shelby Count Jail.

(AP) - A Memphis teenager who is serving a life prison term for murder has been given an additional 20 years in another killing.

Ken Parker received the sentence Monday in the September 2009 shooting death of Chauncey Partee. Police found the murder weapon buried in Parker's back yard, according to The Commercial Appeal. Prosecutor Rob Ratton said another teen is charged with being the triggerman and his case is still pending.

Parker - who is 19 - was earlier given a life sentence in the killing of 26-year-old Reco Patterson five days before Partee was shot only a block away.

The new sentence for facilitation of first-degree murder will be served after Parker's life term ends.

Information from: The Commercial Appeal.

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