2 sentenced to prison in death of Newburgh man Jared Plante

Jacquelle James and Daryl Daniels were sentenced to Jacquelle James and Daryl Daniels were sentenced to prison in the robbery and death of Jared Plante. Photo Credit:

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GOSHEN - Two men involved in a botched drug robbery that turned fatal were sentenced to prison in Orange County court today.

Jacquelle James, 21, was sentenced to 22 years to life for murdering 36-year-old Jared Plante, of Newburgh. James admitted to shooting the man in the stomach in January while trying to rob him of a large amount of marijuana. Plante was found dead inside his car, which crashed into a vacant Mount St. Mary College dorm.

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Daryl Daniels was sentenced to five years in prison for his part in the attempted robbery.

Both men pleaded guilty to avoid a trial.

Plante's mother was emotional after the sentencing and spoke after court. "This has probably been the most emotional week in my life and I've encountered many losses," says Janice Plante.


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