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Kimberly Kessler sentenced to life for killing salon co-worker

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Kimberly Kessler was wheeled into the courtroom shouting on Thursday and wheeled back out almost immediately.

Kimberly Kessler was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Thursday in the murder of her hair salon co-worker, Joleen Cummings.

Kessler watched the proceedings from a separate room after she was wheeled into court shouting loudly and wheeled straight back out Thursday afternoon at the start of her sentencing hearing.

Kessler, who has a history of outbursts during trial, was not present for even one day of her murder trial because she repeatedly shouted false claims about a former member of her defense team being related to Cummings.

Read the rest of this story at WJCT News partner News4Jax.