Devers gets life sentence for role in Sgt. Kyle LeFlore's murder

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OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) -- Convicted in March for his role in the murder of Sgt. Kyle LeFlore, Jason Devers was given a life sentence Tuesday.

Devers was sentenced to life in prison for the first-degree murder conviction handed down earlier this year. He was also sentenced to 5 years, to run consecutively, for using a firearm to commit a felony; and possession of a firearm by a prohibited person.

Devers was not the gunman who killed LaFlore, but investigators said he planned the crime, picking out the target to rob of his gold chains and providing the get-away car.

Devers was convicted March 29 on three of four felony charges. The first-degree murder charge was due to aiding in a robbery that ended in death.

LeFlore, an Army sergeant in Omaha on leave, was robbed and killed outside a local nightclub in January of last year.