Man sentenced for stabbing death

POSTED: Friday, October 30, 2009 - 10:43am
UPDATED: Friday, April 13, 2012 - 9:53am

WACO — Donovan Darcell Lair, a sergeant at Fort Hood, will serve 30 years in prison for the stabbing death of his ex-wife.

Darcell pleaded guilty and could have been sentenced up to life in prison.

Records show Lair stabbed Shameka Jones in the chest during an argument. He then called for help 10 to 20 minutes after he stabbed Jones. Medical personel found Jones bleeding alive, but were not able to save her.

Lair killed her 11 days after their divorce was final.

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