Southern Illinois Man Sentenced to 100 Years for 2013 Killing
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. (AP) – A southern Illinois man was sentenced to 100 years in prison after he was convicted first-degree murder for the shooting death of a 20-year-old former Marion High School football standout.
The (Carbondale) Southern Illinoisan reports Kely Arbuckle of Murphysboro was sentenced Wednesday. The 26-year-old will have to serve the entire sentence, barring a successful appeal.
Arbuckle was convicted in January for killing Toren Stanley during a drive-by shooting in Carbondale that took place in March 2013.
In addition to the murder charge, Arbuckle was also convicted of a gun charge and two drug charges. Additional time was added to his sentence for those charges.
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