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Charles Southern loses court battle

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Updated: 1/08 10:50 pm

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. --  The man who killed Makia Coney has lost his battle to get out of prison. Charles Southern is serving a life sentence for killing his 17-year-old classmate in cold blood in 2010. Action News learned that Florida's 1st District Court of Appeals denied on Tuesday Southern's request for a sentence reduction.

His motion was based on a U.S. Supreme Court 
ruling last year that life-without-parole sentences for children 17 and under were unconstitutional. The State Attorney's Office says that ruling was not retroactive and would not apply to Southern's sentence.

The attorney representing Southern tells Action News they will file a new motion with Florida's Supreme Court. They have 60 days to file.

 

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king kaos - 1/9/2014 12:15 PM
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Oh come on guys, be nice... I mean this poor black kid didnt know what he was doing and his ancestors may have been slaves even though probably not. Its not his parents fault they had him and why should they have to raise him and take care of him jus cus da gubmint be givin dem dat monies to do dat? Huh? Im sure it was the white turds idea anyway and he probably made this poor innocent kid do it all, just ask the black community. They are always realistic and responsible when it comes to blame... in fact I have an idea, lets let good little Charles out of jail just as soon as he can bring his victim back to life! thats totally "fair" and consitutional... See how easy that was? Until then though, I would say put a ban on him ordering any vasoline from anywhere and in fact set up a nice glory hole on the front of his home(cell door, whatever)...

middleclass - 1/9/2014 8:06 AM
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Don't worry Charles, those calluses on your butthole will go away in a couple of years. Try talking to "Big Jessie" first, instead of just rolling over on your stomach, and putting your butt in the air. See if you can get some vaseline from the commissary, I hear that works wonders. Hang in there little buddy, and one day you could be on top.

joewW07 - 1/9/2014 7:07 AM
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I agree with you Nativejax.. What get's me is, if I remember right the white boy went to jail and got his but kick by the black inmates but the black kid got fist bumps..Like you said, fry both and don't waste our money or time...

nativejax - 1/9/2014 1:07 AM
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This little tard took turns with his buddy shooting her in the head, who the h3ll does he think he is? FRY THEM BOTH.
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