Kevin Jack  Chamaty, left and Michael Chase Havard are shown above.

Two sentenced in McKinney murder

Two men charged in connection with the murder of Justin Wayne McKinney and shooting of Anna Franklin have entered guilty pleas and been sentenced. Kevin Jack Chamaty, 22, and Michael Chase Havard, 22, will both serve prison sentences followed by…

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David Barnes


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