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Texas man sentenced 27 years after murdering man he mistakenly believed was ex’s new boyfriend

A Texas man who traveled tons of of miles to kill his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend, however ended up murdering the unsuitable man, was sentenced to 27 years in jail.

Kendell Morris, 26, was sentenced after he was discovered responsible of homicide within the loss of life of Robert Cooley III, Fox 4 reported.

Based on the Madison County Sheriff’s Workplace, Morris drove from Houston to Arlington on Could 4, 2020, to shoot his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend however as an alternative mistakenly shot Cooley, 24. Houston and Arlington are roughly 250 miles aside.

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Kendell Morris, 26, was sentenced to 27 years in jail. (Madison County Sheriff’s Workplace)

Investigators mentioned Morris believed he noticed the boyfriend within the parking zone of an condominium advanced on Bardin Greene Drive in Arlington. He then shot and killed Cooley, who was not the person Morris was searching for.

Morris was taken into custody later that day within the metropolis of Madisonville, which is positioned close to Houston.

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Kendell Morris traveled from Houston to Arlington to kill his ex-girlfriend’s new boyfriend, however ended up killing the unsuitable man. (iStock)

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A homicide cost towards a second suspect in reference to the capturing was dismissed, courtroom information present.

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