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Man gets life in slaying of four-year-old

SYLVESTER — According to the Sylvester Police Department, Deivon Lee-Arthur Hudson, 22, entered a plea of guilty to felony murder Wednesday for the death of 4-year-old Jullian English. Hudson was sentenced in Worth County Superior Court to life in prison.

In June 2012, the Worth County EMS responded to a residence in the 1200 block of North Washington Street in reference to an unresponsive child who was under Hudson’s supervision.

English was transported to Phoebe Worth in Sylvester where he was pronounced dead. The Macon crime lab performed an autopsy. The Sylvester Police Department then launched an investigation into the death of the child and ruled the cause of death a homicide.

Hudson was arrested and charged with murder, felony murder and cruelty to a child.