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Teen who killed 911 dispatcher in crash sentenced

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CHICAGO -- A Chicago teenager arrested in the death of a 911 dispatcher who was killed in a car crash has pleaded guilty to murder and was sentenced to 25 years in prison.

In a news release, the Cook County State's Attorney's office said that 18-year-old Marquis Harrison entered his plea on Friday.

Harrison was charged after a July 10, 2011 accident that killed 42-year-old Marciea Adkins. Authorities say Harrison had stolen the SUV and was being pursued by police when he slammed into a car Adkins was driving after getting off work at Chicago's Office of Emergency Management and Communications.

According to the news release, the state's attorney's office says Harrison must serve his entire 25-year sentence.

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