WARNER ROBINS, Georgia (AP) - A middle Georgia man has been sentenced to life without parole after being convicted for his role in a fatal shooting.
Stewart Brannon - accused of serving as a lookout in a man's shooting death - was sentenced Thursday in the August 2008 death of Mario Smith, a former maintenance worker for the Houston County Board of Education.
Authorities have said 23-year-old Brannon stood by while 25-year-old Joshua Rounsoville shot Smith in a storage unit and stole his customized 1987 Monte Carlo. Authorities say the two stripped Smith's car and abandoned it. Rounsoville has already been sentenced to life in prison without parole.
Roughly two weeks before Smith was shot, officials say Brannon drove Rounsoville to Forsyth to shoot another man and steal his customized car.