Murder suspect sentenced to 18 years for different case

Murder suspect sentenced to 18 years for different case
Adoriji Wilson (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office)
Adoriji Wilson (Source: Ascension Parish Sheriff's Office)

DONALDSONVILLE, LA (WAFB) - A man suspected in a 2014 deadly shooting has been sentenced in connection with a different incident.

The 23rd Judicial District Court reported Michael LeBlanc, 34, of Donaldsonville, was sentenced Wednesday to 18 years in prison by Judge Thomas Klieber and will get credit for time served.

Officials said he was found guilty on Dec. 2, 2015 by an Ascension Parish jury on a charge of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. He was convicted of aggravated battery in Orleans Parish in 2003.

LeBlanc, also known as "Ma-Man," is one of two people awaiting trial in the shooting death of Adoriji Wilson, 37, also of Donaldsonville. He was killed on June 1, 2014 while sitting on his front porch.

He is charged with second-degree murder and principal to illegal use of a weapon.

Marishell "Kool-aid" Ealem, 30, is charged with second-degree murder in the shooting.

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