Wayne Newlin Sentenced


Morgan County – Man sentenced to life in prison for shooting death of another man.


53 year old Wayne Newlin was given a life sentence Friday, he was ordered to spend 55 years in connection with the shooting death of his roommate.


In September, Newlin was charged with murder and accountability, meaning he is legally responsible for the conduct of Michael Pease. In court, Pease testified that Newlin approached him about "getting rid of Jeremy Morgan."


25 year old Jeremy Morgan was killed at his rural Herrick home in December 2011. In July Michael Pease plead guilty to the murder, and is serving 45 years.

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