Man sentenced to life in prison for the murder of Frank Smith

Wednesday afternoon, a Circuit Court in Calhoun County sentence James Hathaway, 29, to life in prison for murder. (WJHG/WECP)

CALHOUN COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Wednesday afternoon, a Circuit Court in Calhoun County sentenceD James Hathaway, 29, to life in prison for murder.

Hathaway was convicted of murder in the second degree, burglary with an assault, kidnapping and robbery by a jury on October 18th.

The victim was Frank Smith, and his family testified that the he was a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather.

Hathaway was sentenced to life in prison for the murder charge, the kidnapping charge and the burglary charge, as well as 15 years for robbery and another 5 for violating probation.

The judge ordered him to serve them consecutively.

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