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Letalvis Cobbins receives additional sentences

February 27, 2010

KNOXVILLE - A Knox County judge today added 100 years to murderer Letalvis Cobbins' life without parole sentence.

The additional time was for crimes committed leading up the deaths of Knox County couple Channon Christian, 21, and Christopher Newsom, 23, in January 2007.

...The decision came after a hearing to determine whether Cobbins should receive additional punishment for crimes that preceded the deaths of the University of Tennessee student and her boyfriend, a trim carpenter...

Cobbins had testified at his own trial that Eric Boyd and Davidson killed Chris Newsom. Boyd is in a federal prison for carjacking Channon Christians vehicle.

Cobbins was convicted of their deaths and of kidnapping and robbing them and of raping Christian...was the first of four defendants to be tried in the case.

Davidson has been sentenced to death. Suspect George Thomas was sentenced to life without parole. Suspect Vanessa Coleman faces trial in May.

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