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Man sentenced to life term in woman's death at Reno casino

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Posted at 5:33 PM, Feb 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-10 20:33:14-05

RENO (AP) — A Nevada man has been sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for the 2019 killing of a woman at a hotel and casino in Reno.

The District Attorney's Office said 23-year-old Tevin Raeshaun Johnson was sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty in November to first-degree murder in the death of 37-year-old Amber Morris of Ross, Ohio.

Morris' body was found near the door of her hotel room at Circus Circus Reno on July 19, 2019.

An autopsy revealed she was strangled and stomped on, causing bleeding in her brain.