Greenville Man Sentenced To Accessory To Murder - WSPA.com

Greenville Man Sentenced For Hiring Hit Man

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William Joe Phillips, 33 was convicted of Accessory Before the Fact to Murder. Phillips was sentenced to life without parole. Charlie Roberts was murdered by Jerry "J.J." Leonard in Greenville County on July 8, 2011. Evidence presented at sentencing shows Leonard was hired by Phillips to kill Mr. Roberts because Roberts was in a relationship with Phillips' former girlfriend.

Leonard has pled guilty to murder and is awaiting sentencing.

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