- Associated Press - Thursday, April 5, 2018

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (AP) - A man who prosecutors say planned a burglary that led to the 2016 beating death of a western Indiana radio personality has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.

The Tribune-Star reports 48-year-old Donald Featherstone on Wednesday was the final defendant in the murder case to learn his punishment for the death of Matt Luecking, who worked for WFNB-FM. Authorities say Luecking was killed at his apartment in Terre Haute.

Featherstone earlier signed a plea agreement that capped his potential prison sentence at 45 to 50 years. Defense attorney Mark Mullican argued for the lower term, saying Featherstone was remorseful.

Academies probe possible 'white power' hand signs broadcast during Army-Navy game
Schumer demands witness testimony at Trump impeachment despite opposing them at Clinton's
Train company claps back at Greta Thunberg over floor pic, notes 'first class' seat

In March, 26-year-old John Edward Collins was sentenced to 60 years and 27-year-old Kathleen Featherstone got 30 years.

Another person faces charges in connection with the theft of Luecking’s car.


Information from: Tribune-Star, http://www.tribstar.com

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2019 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.


Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide