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A judge sent a 19- year-old man to jail for 40 years Monday for firing the bullet that killed 13-year-old Jajuana Cole last summer. Jajuana’s best friend, Tavare Wilcher (pictured outside after the sentencing), broke down while trying to address the heavily guarded courtroom in a proceeding that called into question what families can, and can’t, seem to do about youth violence in New Haven.

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