Man gets life sentence for Alamance County murder
ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. — A jury recommended a life sentence without the possibility of parole Thursday for a man convicted of shooting and killing his 68-year-old stepmother.
Alamance County District Attorney Pat Nadolski said that Robert Dixon was found guilty Friday of first-degree murder, conspiracy to commit first-degree murder and first-degree burglary.
Nadolski said Dixon received life without parole and two consecutive sentences for the conspiracy and burglary convictions.
Authorities said Sara Dixon was found fatally shot at her home at 2033 McCray Road on Nov. 30, 2007.