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Columbia teen sentenced to 9 years in prison for assault

Tuesday, May 14, 2013 | 5:26 p.m. CDT; updated 8:52 p.m. CDT, Tuesday, May 14, 2013

COLUMBIA — A judge on Monday sentenced 18-year-old Marquez F. Marshall to nine years in prison after he pleaded guilty to assaulting a Jefferson Junior High School employee.

On November 7, 2012, Marshall assaulted an employee at Jefferson Junior High School as she was walking to her car parked in the north lot of the school, according to a probable cause statement. Marshall demanded that the woman give him her car keys, and following her refusal, he struck her in the head, causing serious injury to the right side of her face and hands, the statement said.

Marshall turned himself in to the Columbia Police Department later that same day.

Marshall pleaded guilty to second-degree assault and second-degree attempted robbery in March, court records show.

Supervising editor is Jacob Kirn.


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