Dayton man convicted of strangling ex-girlfriend sentenced Tuesday

UPDATE @ 11:36 a.m. 

Keason Herron, of Dayton, was sentenced to 15 years to life for his murder conviction.

Herron, 40, will receive 21 years to life with when combined with his additional convictions. 

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A 40-year-old man who strangled his ex-girlfriend will learn his sentence today, according to court records.

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Keason Herron, of Dayton, was convicted of murder, felonious assault, tampering with evidence and having weapons under disability.

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In August 2017, Herron strangled 37-year-old Leanette Newton to death in his Blanche Street home.

In a 911 call, Herron said he attempted to revive her and that Newton broke into his house the night before and they got into a fight.

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