Russell convicted of murder, sentenced to 70 years in prison

Brian Russell leaves the Ashley County Courthouse after being convicted Thursday on charges of first degree murder, abuse of a corpse and felon in possession of a weapon. He was sentenced to a total of 70 years in prison. Russell's convictions were for his role in the January 2018 murder of Shannon Ridener of Crossett. (VAL GAUGHT/News Observer)

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