Man Pleads Guilty To Murder And Sentenced To Life In Prison
The victim was fatally stabbed at the Northwest Park Community Recreation Center.
A 20-year-old man has been sentenced to life in prison for the December 2020 death of a Florence city employee.
Jawan Crittenden pleaded guilty to killing 49-year-old Penny Phillips.
Phillips was stabbed at the Northwest Park Community Recreation Center on Clement Street where she was employed.
The attack happened around 10a.m. on December 21st and Phillips was said to be working for the city for only a month before she was killed.
Critteden’s life sentence does not include the possibility of parole.