CALLAWAY COUNTY, Mo. – A sentence was handed down in a Monroe County murder case Wednesday afternoon, May 16, 2018.

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Attorney General Josh Hawley announced the life sentence in Callaway County for Jason Lee Lage, 36, of Madison, Missouri. Lage was sentenced to an additional 50 years for armed criminal action in the February, 2014, shooting death of Zachary Dawson, 26 of Madison.

Lage admitted he shot Dawson during an attempted robbery at the victims home.