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Man gets 25 years for murdering high school classmate in Fort Myers

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Posted at 1:35 PM, Aug 20, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-20 13:35:15-04

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- A Fort Myers man will spend 25 years in prison for shooting and killing a high school classmate in 2017.

According to the State Attorney's Office, 20-year-old Willie Davis was sentenced Tuesday for second degree murder and robbery with a firearm.

Investigators say in June 2017, Davis shot Tanner Crowley to death at the Lago Del Sol apartment complex. Crowley was lured to a vacant apartment, where he walked up a flight of stairs to a landing in front of the apartment and things turned deadly.

Crowley was shot numerous times with an AK-47 assault rifle. He was transported to the hospital and died a short time later.

Lee County Sheriff's investigators say forensic evidence linked Davis to the crime and arrested him in March 2018.