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PROVO, Utah (AP) — A man convicted of killing another for an ounce of methamphetamine has been sentenced in Provo to life in prison without parole. The Daily Herald reports that the judge handed the sentence to Danny Logue yesterday. Logue was found guilty of the 2011 death of Andy Purcell. Police reports state that Yuri Lara paid Logue and Darrell Morris in meth to beat Purcell over a drug dispute. Lara and Morris both pleaded guilty to manslaughter.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Prosecutors say a man who shot and killed a would-be carjacker outside an Orem grocery store will not face criminal charges. The Utah County Attorney's Office says it's not releasing the man's name. Prosecutors say the shooter was lawfully carrying a concealed firearm and shot Taulagi Matafeo once in the chest after Matafeo lunged and grabbed the man's weapon.

PROVO, Utah (AP) — A 19-year-old Toquerville man accused of killing his neighbor has been found incompetent to stand trial and will be sent to the Utah State Hospital to undergo treatment to restore competency. Joshua Canfield has been charged with murder and aggravated robbery, both first-degree felonies in the 2014 death of his 58-year-old neighbor, Geraldine Bommarito.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Former Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and five-time heavyweight boxing champion Evander Holyfield are set to square off at a charity fight night event in Salt Lake City. In full protective gear, Romney and Holyfield will spar in the boxing ring tonight for a lighthearted fight before the night's three fights by professional boxers. The black-tie event is raising money for Utah-based CharityVision, which helps doctors in developing countries operate on people to restore their vision.

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