McLain sentenced to life imprisonment on first-degree murder charge

McLain sentenced to life imprisonment on first-degree murder charge
McLain sentenced to life imprisonment on first-degree murder charge (Source: KPLC)

LAKE CHARLES, La. (KPLC) - The Beaumont man found guilty in the death of John Michael DeVille has been sentenced.

In January of 2020, Ronald Gene McLain was found guilty of first-degree murder and second-degree kidnapping in DeVille’s death.

On that first-degree murder charge, McLain has been sentenced to life in prison.

Deville’s body was found on the side ofI I-10 in June of 2018. The coroner concluded that he had suffered a skull fracture and was shot.

Another defendant being tried separately is believed to be the shooter. Prosectures say McLain hit Deville with a wrench.

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