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Convicted child killer gets 12 years in mall carjacking case

Arthur Tyler Felton, who served more than 14 years in prison for killing a 6-year-old girl in Baltimore in 1991, was sentenced Monday to serve 12 years in prison for a carjacking outside the Annapolis Mall. Anne Arundel County Circuit Judge Paul A. Hackner suspended the rest of a 30-year sentence in favor of five years' probation, said a spokeswoman for the prosecutor's office. Because Felton, 38, is a repeat violent offender, he would have to serve 10 years without the possibility of parole. Hackner had been considering giving Felton that sentence since a plea hearing in March. In a plea deal that he later tried to back out of, Felton, of Annapolis, entered an Alford plea in...

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