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Man sentenced to life in hatchet slaying

Monday - 4/29/2013, 7:11pm  ET

TOWSON, Md. (AP) -- A man convicted of killing a teenager with a hatchet has been sentenced to life in prison.

Thirty-seven-year-old Larry Eugene Horton was sentenced Monday in Baltimore County Circuit Court. WMAR-TV reports ( that he had been convicted of first-degree murder in the October 2011 death of 18-year-old Ryan Jackson.

Jackson was last seen walking into Horton's house. Blood was found in the house and a bloody hatchet was found in the garbage.

Jackson's body was found in an abandoned field in Baltimore. It was covered with hatchet wounds.


Information from: WMAR-TV,

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