WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Texas (KXAN) — A man was sentenced to 75 years in state prison in connection with a July 2021 murder in Williamson County.

According to court documents, Branden Smith, 35, was convicted by a jury Aug. 17.

He was convicted on a murder charge related to the fatal stabbing of Ayrica Yemay, 20, at an apartment complex at 11908 Anderson Mill Road in Cedar Park on July 20, 2021.

Documents showed Smith pleaded not guilty to the murder charge prior to his trial.

In addition to his sentence, documents also listed a $10,000 fine.

Smith received a jail credit of 759 days toward his sentence, according to documents.