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Tyler man sentenced to 33 years for stabbing mom's boyfriend

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) -

A jury has sentenced a Tyler man to 33 years in prison for fatally stabbing a man in 2011.

Justin Johnson was found guilty on March 30, 2012, by a Smith County jury.

Johnson was on trial for the May 25, 2011 stabbing of 62-year-old Willis Warfield.

The Smith County District Attorney's Office said Warfield was dating Johnson's mother at the time.

Johnson could have faced anywhere from five years to life in prison.

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