Mackin sentenced to 117 years for half-brother’s murder

(Photo Supplied/Fort Wayne Police Department)

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne man was sentenced to 117 years behind bars Monday for the death of his half-brother.

Joshua Mackin, 34, was sentenced for the February 2018 shooting death of Samuel Westlake, 37,  over a relationship between Westlake and Mackin’s girlfriend, according to our Partners in News at ABC 21. Mackin was convicted last month.

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Mackin shot Westlake multiple times in the head and torso after the two were arguing outside the Suburban Extended Stay Hotel.

Mackin’s attorney says they will appeal the sentence.


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