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3 sentenced in Colorado killing of woman in front of 5-year-old son

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Three more people have been sentenced to prison in the fatal shooting of a Colorado Springs woman in front of her 5-year-old son.

The Colorado Springs Gazette reports Shayanna Breann Burton pleaded guilty Monday to first-degree burglary and was sentenced to 24 years under a plea agreement. She was initially charged with first-degree murder.

Ryan Michael Brown was sentenced to 44 years and Dylan Peters to 55 years. Both pleaded guilty to second-degree murder under deals that tossed first-degree murder charges.

Matthew Robert Moore — identified by Brown and Peters as the shooter — was sentenced in July to 60 years in prison.

Authorities say Courtney Beaudette was shot June 1, 2016, when three masked men barged into her apartment. They say her son found and offered them $1 to leave.


Information from: The Gazette,