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A man was found guilty of first-degree murder in the shooting death of his girlfriend

IOWA – According to the court documents, his name is David J.S. Hatfield and he will be sentenced July 30.

According to the officials, the murder charge carries a mandatory sentence of life without parole.

The 24-year-old was found guilty in the shooting death of 18-year-old Kaitlyn Palmer.

This unfortunate incident occurred back in October 2019.

About the incident – the shooting occurred around 11:15 p.m. Oct. 16, 2019.

He tried to to report that his girlfriend tried to commit suicide in front of him by shooting herself in the head.

But, Hatfield later admitted to shooting her in the left side.

His girlfriend died the next day.

This story will be updated when new information is available.

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