JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- One of the men arrested for the death of Kalil McCoy learned he will spend the rest of his life behind bars Wednesday.
Frederick Wade was sentenced to life in prison by a Duval County Judge.
Wade shot and killed McCoy in June of 2011. In April 2012, he was convicted of second-degree murder.
Wade and other friends were riding with 20-year-old McCoy when during a struggle Wade shot a gun, killing the girl.
In all, four people have been arrested for their role in McCoy's death. All four were classmates of McCoy's at Andrew Jackson High School.
Kennard Mahone, Jonathan Brooks and Alfred Mears pleaded guilty to charges of accessory after the fact. The three admitted to helping dispose of McCoy's body.
On June 15, Brooks was sentenced to 15 years in prison. Mahone and Mears are scheduled to be sentenced August 20.
Lynnette Roebuck, Kalil McCoy's mother said, "Thank God justice was served."
First Coast News