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Here’s How Long Jewelry-Store Robber Abigail Kemp Will Be in Prison

She admitted to robberies in several states.

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Abigail Lee Kemp, who pleaded guilty in connection with a jewelry-store robbery spree covering several states, has been ordered to spend the next 10 years in prison.INSTORE AbigailKemp

Her federal prison sentence was handed down in federal court in Panama City, WJHG-TV reports. She admitted to robberies in North Carolina, South Carolina and Georgia.

In all, Kemp, 25, pleaded guilty to two counts of brandishing a firearm during a crime of violence along with six counts of interfering with commerce by threat.

The crimes, in which $4 million worth of jewelry was stolen, took place in 2015 and 2016.

Another defendant in the crime spree, 43-year-old Larry Gilmore, has been sentenced to 32 years behind bars.

As part of their sentences, Kemp and Larry Gilmore must also pay restitution of $1.5 million.

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Still awaiting sentencing are two other men: 47-year-old Michael Gilmore and 36-year-old Lewis Jones III.

Read more at WJHG

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