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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