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Airman sentenced in Marysville shooting

11:36 AM, Nov 14, 2012   |    comments
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MARYSVILLE, Calif. (AP) - A former U.S. Air Force airman has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison in the shooting death of a Northern California man, allegedly over a rumored sex tape. 

A Yuba County judge issued the sentence against 22-year-old William Silliman Jr. on Tuesday. According to the Appeal-Democrat, Silliman acknowledged providing the shotgun that another man used to gun down 38-year-old Steven Moore in Marysville on Dec. 31.  

Silliman was convicted of second-degree murder last month. 

The shooter, 33-year-old Marcus Hume, pleaded guilty to second degree murder in September and was later sentenced to 55 years to life in prison. The Appeal-Democrat reports that Hume was angry with Moore over a rumored sex tape involving an 18-year-old girl they both had been involved with romantically. 

Silliman's attorney, Rick Worrell, says he plans to appeal.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Associated Press

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