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Tyre Bradbury's sentence reduced after appeals court decision

ST. JOSEPH COUNTY, Ind. -- A St. Joseph County judge officially modified the sentence of Tyre Bradbury, one of the men sentenced related to the fatal shooting of toddler John Swoveland Jr.

Judge Hurley modified his criminal gang enhancement sentence to 15 years.

In May 2016, Bradbury was sentenced to 45 years for accessory to murder and 45 years for criminal gang enhancement, to be served consecutively.

In May 2017, the Indiana Court of Appeals ruled the criminal gang enhancement sentence was constitutionally disproportionate to the nature of the offense and the sentences of the other people involved.

The appeals court ordered the gang enhancement to be reduced to 15 years.

In court Wednesday, Judge Hurley officially modified his sentence based on the appeals court decision.

Bradbury's total sentence was reduced from 90 years to 60 years in prison.

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