Baker Sentenced 45 Years in 2016 Shooting


UPDATE (June 8, 2017)

Kyle Baker was sentenced to 45 years in prison on Monday.

Baker was charged in the shooting death of Robert Ocke-Hall in April of 2016.

Original Story (May 10, 2017)

The verdict is in for a man accused in an Evansville murder trial.

The Vanderburgh Co. Prosecutor’s Office tells Eyewitness News a jury found Kyle Baker guilty of voluntary manslaughter Wednesday afternoon. Baker also entered a guilty plea to a firearm enhancement felony charge.

Kyle Baker was charged in the shooting death of Robert Ocke-Hall’s outside Royal Inn Motel on Fares Ave. in April 2016.

Baker’s sentencing is scheduled for June 5 . He’s expected to face 10-30 years for the  voluntary manslaughter charge and  5-20 years in jail for the firearm enhancement charge.

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