ATLANTA (AP) -- Authorities say a woman who tried to protect her son from a murder investigation will spend a year in prison.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports 45-year-old Deena Davis was sentenced to six years after pleading guilty Monday in Fulton County Superior Court to one count of false statements and two counts of hindering the apprehension of a criminal.
Her son, Quantavious Harris, was convicted and sentenced to life plus 10 years in prison in September for the 2009 murder of 57-year-old cab driver Stephen Anim. Anim was killed in a robbery, and Harris was then 17. He was tried as an adult.
Prosecutors alleged that after the crime, Davis destroyed evidence and tried to create an alibi for her son.
She will serve one year in prison.
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