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Teen sentenced to 30 years for friend's killing

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By Kelly Cantrall

Jason Gowers, one of three Louisville teenagers charged in connection with a homicide, was sentenced to 30 years in prison Tuesday for his role in the slaying, which the judge described as “horrendous.”

Gowers went before Circuit Judge Kelly Mark Easton for sentencing after pleading guilty in March to charges of complicity to commit murder and complicity to tamper with physical evidence.

Gowers was arrested and charged in connection with the November killing of 18-year-old Mackenzie Smyser along with teens Ryan Wilt and Connor Galenski.


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