Dyersburg Man Sentenced For Beating Roommate To Death

(Dyersburg, TN) – This week a Dyersburg man started serving a two-year sentence after his conviction for beating his roommate to death.

Zachary Jones pled guilty to reckless homicide charges in the death of Conner Sturgis.

Police say Jones and Sturgis got into a fight at their house on Victory Street in 2012.

The victim’s injuries were so bad, he had to be airlifted to the Regional Medical Center in Memphis, where he later died.