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Jason Harris sentenced to 20 years


Beason – Jason Harris is sentenced in the Beason family murder case.


Jason Harris was sentenced Thursday to 20 years in prison, for concealing a homicide, obstructing justice, and unlawful delivery of a controlled substance.


On May 31st, his brother Chris Harris was convicted of beating to death five members of his ex-wife's family in their Beason home in 2009. Chris Harris was sentenced to five consecutive life terms.


Jason Harris testified that Chris Harris told him he killed all five victims after a night of drinking and drug use.  Jason Harris was originally charged with murder and obstruction of justice. For his testimony he received a 20 year sentence.


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