Dozier Sentenced to Life Without Parole

Keith Dozier
Keith Dozier

Keith Anthony Dozier was just found guilty today on murder, aggravated assault, false imprisonment, burglary and theft. This was over a very elaborate and complicated embezzlement scheme which resulted in the murder of legal secretary Gail Spencer back in 2012. He received the same sentence as two of the four other accomplices which is life in prison without parole plus 20 years which means he will die in prison.

Keith Dozier, who is 25, testified on his own behalf in the course of the short trial. Four people were originally charged. The list included Courtney Kelly, Tracy Jones, Michael “Brett” Kelly, and Keith Dozier. All four were residents of Warner Robins, GA.

Both Kelly and Jones pleaded guilty to murder in 2013 and were both sentenced to life in prison without the probability of parole.

Under Georgia law a life sentence means 30 years minimum and then you are eligible for parole. People convicted of murder can be set free. Life without parole means you will die in prison. This is the most severe sentence allowed in Georgia with the exception of the death penalty.

However, only the jury can sentence a person to death and that option is only available had District Attorney David Cooke gone for the death penalty. He chose not to for any of these four co-conspirators. Because he didn’t pursue the death penalty that option is off the table.

Tracy Jones testified in this Dozier trial and stated that he showed up multiple times at her apartment after the murder asking for his share of the money. His cut was apparently $300,000 of the $800,000 stolen.

Spencer Murder Mugs 4
From left to right: Tracy Jones, Michael “Brett” Kelly, Courtney Kelly, Keith Dozier

Check back later for many more detailed articles where we will go in-depth on this horrendous murder and give our analysis.

Tracy Jones Convicted of Murder
Tracy Jones Convicted of Murder. Sentenced to Life without probability of parole
Michael “Brett” Kelly convicted of murder. Sentenced to Life without probability of parole
Courtney Kelly pleaded guilty to murder and got life – not life without parole
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By Alan Wood

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5 thoughts on “Keith Dozier Convicted of Murder in Gail Spencer’s Death”
  1. Unfortunately, I stumbled upon this story accidentally. I watch a lot of true crime television and Investigation Discovery is usually the first channel I turn to. This episode of Your Worst Nightmare was on. I only saw a few minutes of the reenactment, but it was enough to horrify, shock, sicken and frighten me. That show is too much for me.

    None of these monsters should ever see the light of day. I do not understand how people can be so cruel. I feel so sad for Gail’s family…I hope they can hang on to the good memories.

  2. I do not understanding why now 2012 or what ever 2018 have fews people sickness like that. i feels sorry with her , her son, her jobs and for her life.. They come and took everything she had . i don’t know if they have heart, they have brains . well ‘ after the day i watching her movies . my neck feel like nom. . i nom when i watched part the guys come and took away her life.
    They should have been in Jails forever they life..

  3. All of these people should have gotten the NEEDLE not a Life Sentence, they are nothing but POS and they should be in the ground not still alive.

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