RIPLEY, Miss. — A Lee County man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to the death of a man whose body was found near Blue Mountain.
WTVA TV reports 35-year-old Christopher Clippard of Shannon entered guilty pleas to manslaughter and grand larceny in the death of 58-year-old David Lee Floyd of Shannon.
Floyd's body was found by hunters in the Hell Creek Wildlife Management area near Blue Mountain in November of 2010.
Clippard and Maybelle White of Shannon were later
White is still awaiting trial in the case.
Clippard is currently in the Tippah County jail.