Upper Lake man sentenced to prison for 2020 murder

Christopher McDonald, 44, of Upper Lake, California, has entered a plea for the 2020 murder of John Turner Dickerson, 48, of Nice, California. Lake...

September 27, 2022
7:08 PM

Christopher McDonald, 44, of Upper Lake, California, has entered a plea for the 2020 murder of John Turner Dickerson, 48, of Nice, California. Lake County Jail photo. LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — On Monday, a judge sentenced an Upper Lake man to state prison for a 2020 killing.Christopher Jon McDonald, 45, was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison for the murder of 48-year-old John Turner Dickerson of Nice.McDonald entered a no contest plea to first-degree murder last month, days ahead of the scheduled start of his trial, as part of a plea agreement reached with the District Attorney's Office, as Lake County News has reported.

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