Man sentenced to life in prison for murder of Jason Roberts

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A Davenport man convicted of murder earlier this year will face life in prison.

37-year old Deondra Thomas was convicted of first degree murder in January for killing 46-year-old Jason Roberts in June of last year.

Roberts was shot outside of a bar in downtown Davenport.

EARLIER UPDATE
Guilty verdict in murder of Jason Roberts

January 17, 2019

A guilty verdict was reached Wednesday for Deondra Thomas.

Thomas was convicted of first degree murder for killing 46-year-old Jason Roberts in June.

Roberts was shot outside of a bar in downtown Davenport.

His body was found on West 4th Street.

The jury took about 45 minutes of deliberation to reach the verdict.

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