Florence man gets 30 years for killing his uncle

Christopher Russ (Source: FCSO)
Christopher Russ (Source: FCSO)

FLORENCE, SC (AP)  Prosecutors say a Florence man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for killing his 55-year-old uncle nearly three years ago.

Multiple media outlets report that authorities said 26-year-old Christopher Russ pleaded guilty to murder Monday.

Investigators say James Craig was found shot to death inside his Florence home in December 2008. His 1990 burgundy Nissan 300-Z also was missing.

Police say the door to Craig's home had been forced open.

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