Teen sentenced in Temple murder, arson

Teen sentenced in Temple murder, arson

WALTERS, OK (KSWO) -A 14-year-old boy from Cotton County was sentenced in court Thursday for the shooting death of his stepmother.

The teen shot 41-year-old Shannen Brown in the head while she was sleeping and then set two fires inside the home near Temple Aug. 11, 2015. He pleaded guilty to murder and arson in December.

He was sentenced to 35 years in prison for arson and he was given a life sentence for murder. The sentences will run concurrently.

When he turns 18, he will face a judge to see if he will go to adult prison or be released.

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