Tishomingo woman found guilty of manslaughter

IUKA – A Tishomingo woman was sentenced to 20 years in prison Friday at the conclusion of a three-day manslaughter trial.

Christi Jane Knight, 44, of Tishomingo, was found guilty of manslaughter by a Tishomingo County Jury and given a 20-year sentence by Circuit Court James Roberts for the shooting death of her daughter’s boyfriend Doug Long, 28, of Blue Springs, in July of 2012.

Long was killed July 12, 2012 by a shotgun on County Road 116 in Tishomingo County.