JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Georgia man has been sentenced to death Tuesday morning for a 2004 murder.

Kim Jackson, 43, was convicted by a jury in April in the stabbing death of 49-year-oldDebra Pearce.

The crime went unsolved until 2007 when a DNA test on evidence matched Jackson.

Jackson was convicted of the October 2004 stabbing of Pearce in herBennington Drive home. Pearce's throat was also slashed in the attack.