Man sentenced to life for sex crimes

Man sentenced to life for sex crimes
Jefferson Davis, 65 (Source: Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office)

CADDO PARISH, LA (KSLA) - A Shreveport man who was convicted in Caddo Parish in April for sex crimes against a child was sentenced to life plus 50 years on Tuesday, May 8.

According to court records, 67-year-old Jefferson Davis Jr. will not only serve a life sentence for his first-degree rape conviction but also had 50 years tacked on for his other offenses, to be served consecutively.

Davis's victim was 9 years old at the time of the offenses four years ago.

The jury convicted Davis of first-degree rape, sexual battery and indecent behavior with a juvenile in his April trial.

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