(10/10/2005)
A former Calhoun resident has been sentenced to a second life-term for murder, after slaying two Roane County men.

Roger Eric Jones, 33, of Chloe, was sentenced last week to life without parole for the murder of 83-year-old Oral "Sam" Jett, who was slain along a rural road near Amma in 2003.

Jones had earlier plead guilty to the second-degree murder of Arnoldsburg Road resident John Moorehead, who was murdered in December, 2002.

Judge David Nibert ordered that the sentences run consecutively.

See earlier Herald stories under archives or use search:

12/29/02 Moorehead dead in US 33-119 fire

1/4/03 Fire death becomes suspicious

1/7/03 Jett likely died from beating

1/9/03 "God couldn't forgive me..."

1/29/03 Girlfriend picks up Jones after murder

6/10/03 Murder trial for Jones scheduled

6/13/03 Calhoun woman will testify against boyfriend

7/23/04 Guilty verdict in murder case


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