Wilcox man gets 20 years for murder

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 2, 2008

Staff report

A Wilcox County man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter and received a 20-year prison sentence.

Alvonzo Johnson, 23, of 1134 County Road 59, Pine Apple, appeared in Wilcox County Circuit Court last week to make the plea.

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Johnson admitted to the shooting death of Fredrick Smith on May 22, 2006.

A motorist traveling west on County Road 2 discovered Smith&8217;s body in Bare Creek .