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Update: Killer of New Jersey high school state placer sentenced

The man who was found guilty of shooting and killing former New Jersey high school wrestling star Davontae Randall in 2018 has been sentenced to 24 years in prison, NJ.com reported Monday.

Anthony Kille was convicted in early August of aggravated manslaughter and two gun charges relating to the killing Randall, a 2015 New Jersey state championships placer for Paulsboro High School.

Anthony Kille
On the evening of Aug. 25, 2018, Kille shot and killed Davontae Randall at a party at Randall's mother's home in Paulsboro.

Kille shot and killed the 21-year-old Randall in front of family and friends at a cookout at his mother's home on Aug. 25, 2018. Kille showed up at the party and fought with Randall before shooting him.

Last summer's fatal shooting was the culmination of an earlier road-rage incident. A few days earlier, Kille and Randall had a verbal altercation when they nearly crashed into each other in a nearby community

Just a few days before, Kille and Randall had words when they nearly crashed into each other on the road in nearby Swedesboro.

Kille showed up at the party and fought with Randall before shooting him.

At the time of the crime, Kille was serving home confinement after being charged with involvement in a 21-person drug ring.

As a wrestler for the Paulsboro Red Raiders, Davontae Randall compiled a 110-52 career record … capped off by a sixth-place finish in the heavyweight bracket at the state championships as a senior. For those accomplishments, NJ.com named Randall the Colonial Conference Wrestler of the Year for 2015.

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