|Teen to be resentenced in tourist slayings|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
SARASOTA — The man who killed two British tourists in 2011 will get a new hearing that could spare him his original sentence of life in prison.
The Herald-Tribune reports the Florida Second District Court of Appeal released an opinion overturning the sentence of Shawn Tyson.
The court did uphold Tyson’s convictions.
Tyson was 16 when he fatally shot 25-year-old James Cooper and 24-year-old James Kouzaris when they wandered into north Sarasota after a night of drinking downtown.
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