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Robert Long sentenced to life for March homicide in Lawton

LAWTON, OK (KSWO)- Life in prison with the possibility of parole is the sentence for a Lawton man convicted of murder.

Robert Long was found guilty last month in the shooting death of Johnny Allen.Investigators say Long robbed and killed Allen at a Lawton motel in March 2014. He was charged with 1st-degree murder.

Long was tried twice this year, the first ended in a hung jury. In the second trial, Long was convicted of felony murder and attempted robbery.

In Oklahoma, a life sentence amounts to 45 years in prison. Long must serve 32 years before he's eligible for parole.

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