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UPDATE: Philips sentenced to life in prison

Dale Philips (Courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office) Dale Philips (Courtesy Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)

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HAMILTON COUNTY, OH (FOX19)-- The man who was found guilty in the murder of a local store owner was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday.

24-year-old Dale Philips will serve life in prison without parole. He was also sentenced to 39 years in prison for the robbery he committed in the incident.

Philips was found guilty in the robbery and murder of Ril World Clothing Store owner, Christopher Spencer on Wednesday.

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NORTH COLLEGE HILL, OH- (FOX19)-- The man who shot a North College Hill store owner in 2007 was found guilty Wednesday afternoon.

24- year-old Dale Philips will be sentenced on Thursday morning after he was found guilty in the robbery and death of Christopher Spencer.

Spencer was a store clerk and co-owner of Ril World Clothing Store. Family told FOX19 that he was working on he day off and was supposed to leave the store just minutes after he was killed in November of 2007.

The incident was caught on surveillance camera.

Philips could receive the death penalty in the case.

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