South Bend home invader sentenced to 115 years - Fox 28: South Bend, Elkhart IN News, Weather, Sports

South Bend home invader sentenced to 115 years

Posted:

One of the five people accused of a home invasion that led to the death of a woman in December of 2012 has been sentenced.

Lee Griffin, 19, was found guilty of Felony Murder, Robbery, and Burglary in September.  On Friday he was sentenced for consecutive sentences that add up to a total of 115 years in prison.

Authorities say Griffin, along with four other people, broke into a home on the 1000 block of North Michigan Street in South Bend.  Five people, including two children, were injured during the break-in.  One of them, Sandra Price, died from her injuries on January 5.

Walter Neely, 48, previously pled guilty to Murder and Robbery and was sentenced to a total of 115 years.  Khawann Lamar, 22, previously pled guilty to Felony Murder and was sentenced to 65 years.  Nate Coley and Gemari Cotton are also suspects in the case.  The have trial dates set for November.

Powered by WorldNow

Fox 28

WSJV-TV FOX 28
58096 County Road 7, South
Elkhart, IN 46517

Switchboard: 574.679.9758
News Phone: 574.679.4545
Station Fax: 574.294.1267
Email: fox28news@fox28.com

All content ©Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WSJV. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Heather Stewart at (574) 343-5310. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.