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According to Fox 8, a Georgia teen was just sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty in the strangling death of his sister during a fight over a wi-fi password.

Kevon Watkins, 18, was allegedly arguing with his mom about the internet at their home. Watkins, who was then 16, reportedly changed the password so he could play video games without others using the internet. Watkins and his sister, Alexus Breanna Watkins, 22, began to fight and their mother called for help when she couldn’t separate them.

Watkins placed her in chokehold for about 15 minutes. He didn’t remove the hold until police commanded him to and it was then that authorities noticed she was unresponsive. She was pronounced dead at the local hospital.

Watkins waived his right to a jury trial and chose to have a Bibb County judge hear testimony. He was found guilty of felony murder.

PHOTO: Macon, Ga Judicial Court District





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