Wes Doughty is escorted out of court after he sentenced to life without parole in a Peabody double murder. ( Jaime Campos, Salem News pool photo.)
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Doughty gets two life sentences in Peabody double murder

SALEM — The man convicted of a double murder in a Peabody crack house looked straight ahead without a trace of emotion in an Essex County courtroom as two families forgave him for the killings.

Wes Doughty was sentenced in Essex County Superior Court Monday to two consecutive life terms without the possibility of parole for the 2017 shotgun death of Mark Greenlaw, 37, and fatal stabbing of his fiancée, Jennifer O'Connor, 40.

Minutes before the 42-year-old convict was taken away in handcuffs by two Essex County Sheriff's Department deputies and three court officers, O'Connor's younger sister, Julie Trueira, looked directly at

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