Shawn Carr Sentencing

By Angie Koehle

Published 08/16 2013 09:06AM

Updated 08/16 2013 10:19AM

CLARION - A man who gave a teen a fatal dose of heroin, then hid her body has been sentenced.  Shawn Carr took a plea deal earlier this year.

The 30-year-old gave 19-year-old Devan Knapp a lethal dose of heroin and hid her body in January.  Police found it days later. 

As part of his plea, a third-degree murder charge against Carr was dropped.  He will spend 16 years in prison and four years on probation.  The Clarion County District Attorney said Knapp's family was pleased with

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