Former GI gets 30 years in Polk soldier’s death

US ArmyFormer GI gets 30 years in Polk soldier’s death

LAKE CHARLES, LA. — A 28-year-old Army veteran, who pleaded guilty in June to second-degree murder in the 2010 slaying of a soldier at Fort Polk, has been sentenced in federal court in Lake Charles.

KPLC-TV reports Marcus Carey was sentenced Tuesday to 30 years in prison in the death of Byron Whitcomb, of Whitefish, Mont., and for the attempted murder of another soldier, Howard Alley.

Read more: http://www.armytimes.com/article/20131008/NEWS06/310080032/Former-GI-gets-30-years-Polk-soldier-s-death

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