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Man gets life sentence in woman's death

Posted September 10, 2008 6:32 p.m. EDT

— A jury on Wednesday sentenced a Raleigh man to life in prison without parole for the 2006 slaying of his ex-girlfriend.

Charles Darryl Dickerson, 42, was convicted of the February 2006 beating death of 42-year-old Brenda Fox, whose body was found inside a South Pettigrew Street home.

Dickerson was later apprehended in South Carolina during a traffic stop on Interstate 85.