Watts pleads guilty to arson, receives 7-year prison sentence


HANNIBAL — A Hannibal man has been sentenced to seven years in prison after pleading guilty to arson on Tuesday.

Kijan B. Watts, 22, of Hannibal, entered a guilty plea to second-degree arson before Tenth Circuit Court Presiding Judge Rachel Bringer Shepherd. Marion County Prosecuting Attorney Luke Bryant represented the state. Public Defender Jennifer Richardson represented the defendant.

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