Feb 06, 2020 3:21 PM

Man imprisoned for shooting to death backseat passenger

Posted Feb 06, 2020 3:21 PM

A Lincoln man has been imprisoned for shooting to death a man in the backseat of his car.

Jesse Wilson was sentenced Wednesday to 58 to 70 years in prison. Wilson had reported that Stacy Talbot was in the backseat of Wilson's car with two other people when Talbot began hitting him on Oct. 18, 2018.

Wilson then turned and shot the 42-year-old Talbot in the chest.

Wilson has said the shooting was self-defense, but prosecutors say there was no evidence Wilson had been injured before turning around to shoot Talbot.

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Nebraska man guilty in murder of woman found in burned car

A Norfolk, Nebraska, man has pleaded guilty to the murder of a South Dakota woman whose body was found in a burned car on the Santee Sioux Reservation in Nebraska.

The U.S. Attorney's Office says 48-year-old Joseph Lloyd James on Wednesday entered the guilty plea to first-degree murder in federal court in Omaha.

His plea agreement mandates a life sentence. James was arrested in the November 2018 stabbing and strangulation death of 59-year-old Phyllis Hunhoff, of Yankton.