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McMinn County murder suspect sentenced to prison

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MCMINN CO, TN (WRCB) - A McMinn County murder suspect is going to prison for 30 years.

Skiver Millsaps was arrested in 2011 accused in the stabbing death of Jonathan Jones.

Millsaps was on the run for more than a week, before authorities arrested him in Monroe County.

His trial was scheduled to begin Tuesday, but Channel 3 has confirmed Millsaps avoided the trial by agreeing to a plea deal.

Millsaps pleaded guilty to second degree murder and was sentenced to 30 years in prison.

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