Man sentenced in 2015 Burke County murder

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BURKE COUNTY, GA (WFXG) - A man found guilty in a Burke County murder will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Dustin Steen was found guilty in the death of Edward Newhouse. Steen was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. Newhouse was stabbed at the B-F-E Bar and Grill on Hancock Landing Road. The incident happened in February of 2015.

Newhouse later died at Burke Medical Center. Deputies say Steen was shot during the incident, then crashed his car when he tried to get away.

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