Black Boyfriend Gets 200 Years for Burning White Girlfriend Grandfather and Infant to Death

Fox 59
October 31, 2015


A judge has sentenced an Evansville man to 200 years in prison after he was found guilty but mentally ill on three counts of murder for starting a fire that killed a former girlfriend, her daughter and her grandfather.

Christopher Compton was sentenced Monday in the 2014 deaths of 28-year-old Keri Jones, 3-year-old Jazmine Jones, and 76-year-old Donald Lankford in the man’s apartment. The fire in the building’s entryway blocked the stairs leading from the second-story apartment.

Donald Lankford was Keri Jones’ grandfather. He was burned to death in the fire too.
Christopher Compton was sentenced to 200 years for consigning them all to the flames.

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