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02/09/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Charles Taylor's Son Get 97 Years In U.S. Torture Case

The son of ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor was sentenced to 97 years in prison on Friday in a landmark torture case that grew out of a U.S. investigation into arms trafficking in Liberia.

Charles ''Chuckie'' Taylor Jr. was convicted in October of leading a campaign of torture against people opposed to his father's rule. Although he wasn't charged with killing any of them, his indictment alleged that he killed at least one of seven victims.

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