DA: 55-year-old man sentenced to life in prison for 18-year-old woman’s murder

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55-year-old man sentenced to life in prison for 18-year-old girl's murder

FRESNO, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) – A 55-year-old man was sentenced to 43 years to life in prison on Tuesday for the murder of an 18-year-old woman in 2019, according to the Tulare County District Attorney’s Office.

Dale Watson was convicted for the murder of Dynasty Alexander on April 2 for second-degree murder with the special allegation of intentional discharge of a firearm causing death, being a felon in possession of a firearm, and felon in possession of ammunition.

Prosecutors say Watson picked up the victim the morning of March 3, 2019, to go to a store. That evening, the victim’s body was found with a fatal gunshot wound. Witnesses described Watson’s truck in the area where the body was found. He was arrested 48 hours later.

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