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Life in prison for convicted killer of Youngstown football standout

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A judge has handed down a sentence of life in prison without parole for the man convicted of murdering former East High School football standout Jason Fonseca.

Judge John Durkin sentenced 21-year-old Kimanji Hodges of Youngstown on Friday.

Hodges was found guilty of shooting and killing 20-year-old Fonseca in front of his Ayers Street home back in February 2016. He had been shot six times.

Before the sentence was passed, Fonseca's mother addressed the court, speaking directly to Hodges about the loss of her son. 

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