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Murder suspect pleads guilty, sentenced to 115 years

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- In a plea hearing Friday, Walter Neeley was sentenced to 115 years in prison for the murder of Sandra Price.

Neeley pleaded guilty to one count of murder and one count of robbery and the other charges against him were dropped.

He was sentenced to 65 years on the murder charge and 50 years on the robbery charge, to be served consecutively.

South Bend Police say five men broke into a home on North Michigan Street on December 28, 2012 and stabbed five people.

On January 5, 2013, Sandra Price died from her injuries.

The other suspects have been identified as Khawana Lamar, Lee Griffin, Nate Coley and Gemari Cotton.
 

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