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South Bend home invader sentenced to 115 years


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.

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