Central Illinois man sentenced to 67 years in prison

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PEORIA - A central Illinois man who was convicted in the shooting death of a teen has been sentenced to 67 years in prison.

Authorities say Michael Costic Jr., 26, was found guilty of first-degree murder and aggravated battery in the April 2013 death of 17-year-old TreyShawn Blakely.  Costic's brother, Marquis Costic, was also charged in Blakely's death, and received a 51-year prison sentence.

Costic received 50 years in prison for the murder conviction, and 17 years for the aggravated battery conviction.  Authorities say Costic must serve the entire 50-year sentence, and will be eligible for parole after serving a minimum of 85 percent of the 17-year sentence.
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