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Manslaughter, Other Sentences in Winston Circuit Court

WINSTON COUNTY, Miss. (WCBI) — A man is sentenced to 15 years in prison in the shooting death of a man at a Winston County nightclub.

Marvin Stingley, 32, pleaded guilty in Winston County Circuit Court to the reduced charge of manslaughter in the Feb. 26, 2012 shooting of 34-year-old Marcus Henton outside the Imperial Club. Henton was shot once in the back during a dispute among a group of men.

Stingley originally was charged with murder. In exchange for his guilty plea, he was sentenced to 20 years, with five years suspended.

In an unrelated case, 22-year-old Ryan Catledge was sentenced 12 years after pleading guilty to statutory rape of a girl under the age of 14.

Also, a man is sentenced to prison for a DUI-related death and four others get long prison sentences for dealing drugs.

In recent Winston County Circuit Court action 38-year-old Robert Patty was sentenced to five years in prison for leaving the scene of an accident involving death.

In an unrelated case, 36-year-old Lonzell Jones was sentenced to 22 years in prison for selling cocaine.

In another drug case, 46-year-old William Eiland got 20 years for two counts of selling cocaine and 32-year-old Gary Wraggs got 14 years for cocaine trafficking.

And finally, 28-year-old Ross Armon was sentenced to 15 years for burglary.