HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT) – Courtneay Neal Nance, the man facing murder charges in connection with a robbery in May of last year, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge of robbery.
Nance has been sentenced to 20 years in prison and probation for the robbery charge.
Huntsville police say Nance was the driver for the man robbing a convenience store. A clerk shot an killed the robber inside the store.
Under Alabama law, if a person is committing a felony and someone dies because of that felony, they can be held criminally responsible.
The store clerk is not facing any charges.