Schlegel gets 40 years for murder

Justyn Schlegel (Source: Neshoba Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

NESHOBA COUNTY, Miss. (WTOK) - A Neshoba County man convicted of killing his cellmate in jail has been sentenced to serve multiple decades in prison.

Justyn Schlegel was sentenced to 40 years behind bars in the second degree murder of Rexdale Henry. That's the maximum sentence for that charge.

A Neshoba County jury found Schlegel guilty earlier this month.