Convicted killer in double murder sentenced to more than 150 years

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TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT) – The man convicted of killing Mary Woodruff and Dewone Broomfield has been sentenced to more than 150 years.

On Friday morning, Deshay Hackner was sentenced to 157 years in prison.

Evansville Police say Hackner and William Rice shot and killed Dewone Broomfield and Mary Woodruff at their home on East Maryland Street in October 2017.

Police also say Broomfield told them who shot him before he died.

Hackner was found guilty as charged in May.

Rice’s case is still pending, but he’s scheduled for a review hearing on June 18th at 2 p.m.

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(This story was originally published on June 14, 2019)

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