Update: Abilene man sentenced to 25 years in prison for October 2011 murder

ABILENE, Texas - A 26-year old Abilene man was found guilty of murder Friday afternoon and sentenced to 25 years in prison Monday.

A Taylor County jury found Alfred James Williams guilty of the October 2011 murder of 22-year-old Kerion Harness. Harness was shot at Little Elm Condos.

The defense tried to argue that Williams acted in self defense, but a jury rejected that theory. Williams faced up to 99 years in prison but the jury sentenced him to 25 years Monday.

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