CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Prosecutors say a Charlotte gang leader will spend the rest of his life in prison.

A jury found 39-year-old Marco Davis guilty Friday of first-degree murder and conspiracy to commit first-degree murder.

Investigators say Davis wanted rival gang member 23-year-old Palo Childress killed in 2009. The man's body was found shot to death in woods behind a Charlotte apartment.

Davis was sentenced to life without parole on the murder conviction.

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