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Davis receives probation for role in McCormick's murder


Amber Davis, 39 of Sidney, was sentenced to 18 months probation Friday, for obstruction and lying to a police officer, both misdemeanors.

Davis helped Jason Custer flee Sidney for Big Springs on Nov. 3, 2012 shortly after Custer shot and killed Adam McCormick. She then mislead police when first questioned about the crime.

A jury found Custer guilty of first degree murder earlier this month in Cheyenne County district court.

Custer came to Sidney in October 2012 to stay with Davis and her boyfriend, Billy Fields. A dispute over a $150 drug debt that Custer owed McCormick escalated into a...

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