Inmate gets life for killing Escambia County cellmate

An inmate already serving time for killing a fellow prisoner is guilty of killing another cellmate in an Escambia County jail.

The jury deliberated for eight hours before convicting 41-year-old Amos Robinson of second-degree murder T^Hursday.

Authorities say Robinson beat and strangled 29-year-old Sang Nguyen in the cell they shared during November 2004.

Prosecutors say Robinson killed Nguyen following a fight regarding a sexual matter.

Robinson was sentenced to life in prison without parole. He's already serving two consecutive life sentences.

He was convicted of second-degree murder in 2000 for killing a fellow inmate in Washington County.

Robinson was behind bars at that time for a 1983 first-degree murder, kidnapping and robbery conviction.


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