Demarta Cunningham sentenced for persuading a witness, still awaiting murder trial


Decatur - A man who tried persuading a witness in a murder case has been sentenced.


Demarta Cunningham, 29, has been sentenced to four years and six months in prison. Police say he tried persuading a witness in a murder case.


Cunningham is awaiting trial for the 2012 murder of Freedom and Central Cunningham. Police believe the shooting was a result of a dispute over drugs and money.


Cunningham has pleaded not guilty, and is being held without bond at the Macon County Jail.  

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