PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) - A Panhandle teen has been sentenced to 20½ years in prison for fatally shooting his father in 2009.
An Escambia County judge sentenced 15-year-old old Warren Williams on Monday after he pleaded guilty to second-degree murder. He had previously faced a first-degree murder charge and a possible life sentence.
Authorities say the teen called 911 minutes after fatally shooting his father, William Williams. He told the operator he was sick of his life and wanted to shoot his father and leave.
Although Warren Williams was charged as an adult, the judge recommended Monday that he be turned over to the juvenile system. The Florida Department of Corrections will make that decision.
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