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Teen gets 42 years for Peoria smoke shop murders

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PHOENIX (AP) - A teenager faces 42 years in prison after being sentenced in the killings of two people and the wounding of a third during the 2012 robbery of a Phoenix-area smoke shop.

A Maricopa County Superior Court judge sentenced 17-year-old Tyson Drew Langley on Friday.

Charged as an adult, Langley was 15 years old when the Euphorium Emporium in Peoria was robbed.

Investigators said Langley left the store with $300 and later took a bus to California. He was arrested in Los Angeles.

He pleaded guilty in January to second-degree murder in the killings of 60-year-old Kenneth Matlock and 38-year-old Melinda Bowen and to attempted first-degree murder of 51-year-old Robert Troutman. He also pleaded guilty to armed robbery.

Under an agreement with prosecutors, charges of first-degree murder were dismissed.

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