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Jackson man sentenced to life in prison

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HINDS COUNTY, MS (Mississippi News Now) -

A Jackson man will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Jermaine Reed has been found guilty of aggravated assault.

Prosecutors from Hinds County say Reed viciously attacked his former girlfriend with a machete on Memorial Day in 2008.

After hearing testimony regarding Reed's lengthy criminal history; which included auto theft, cocaine possession and bank robbery, the judge sentenced him to life without parole.

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