Man sentenced to life for 2012 roadside murder - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Man sentenced to life for 2012 roadside murder

James Willie (Source: Panola County) James Willie (Source: Panola County)
MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) -

James Willie was sentenced to life in prison after he was accused of killing a man in Panola County in 2012.

Willie was found guilty for the murder of Thomas Schlender, who was found shot in his car in the median of Interstate 55 near Pope, Mississippi.

Thursday, a jury sentenced Willie to life in prison plus 15 years.

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