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DOC: One of the Elkhart Four defendants being released this week

According to the Indiana Department of Corrections, one of the defendants whose murder conviction was overturned last year will be released from prison later this week.

Levi Sparks' murder sentence was overturned by the Indiana Supreme Court in September 2015 and was convicted of burglary, along with his co-defendants Blake Layman and Anthony Sharp.

They were resentenced on January 7, 2016.

Sparks was sentenced to nine years in prison on January 7.

Layman and Sharp were each sentenced to ten years in prison on the burglary charge.

Sparks' release date is January 31, but since it falls on a weekend, he will be released on Thursday, January 28,

Layman's date for release is currently listed as September 2016 and Sharp's date is currently listed as May 2018, according to the IDOC website. Those dates are subject to change.

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