Man sentenced in Anna murder

A judge sentenced Ruben Jenkins to 19 years in prison for murder.

ANNA, Tex. (KXII) - A man has pleaded guilty and been sentenced to prison for murdering a man in Anna in 2017.

Ruben Jenkins pleaded guilty to the murder of 25-year-old Corey Lamar and was sentenced to 19 years in prison.

Anna police say Jenkins shot Lamar through a window while driving by his home. Lamar was transported to a McKinney hospital and died shortly after.

Police said the two worked together at a local construction company.

The investigation was Anna Police Department's first homicide case since the department began in 2005.