Person of interest in DeGhelder murder sentenced to life in prison for unrelated case

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The person of interest in the murder of a Columbia County woman has been sentenced to prison in a separate, unrelated case.

In March, Christopher Gibson was sentenced to 10 years in prison for felony shoplifting. On Wednesday, he was sentnced to Life plus 82 years for 7 violent charges. 

This includes:

  • Life for Armed Robbery
  • 2 years for Kidnapping
  • 30 years for Criminal Attempt to Commit a Felony
  • 20 years for Aggravated Assault
  • 20 years for Aggravated Assault
  • 5 years for Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime
  • 5 years for Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon

This was in relation to a 2017 robbery and attempted rape of a Subway employee.

Gibson has not been charged in the death of Andrya DeGhelder, who’s body was found in a dumpster in Columbia County in 2018.

He was named a person of interest shortly after.

Count on NewsChannel 6 for more details as they’re available.

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