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Teen Sentenced to 15 Years for Steuben Murder

ANGOLA, Ind. (WOWO) A Steuben County teen will serve 15 years in connection to a murder last year at Jimmerson Lake.

Last month, 19-year old Tyler Biggs entered a guilty plea to the a charge of conspiracy to commit murder for the July 7 death of Ruben Sanchez Jr. of Muncie last year at Jimmerson Lake.

Biggs, admitted he handed the gun to 28-year old Mark Hines who later shot and killed Sanchez.  

Hines was given a 45-year sentence for the crime last fall. 

Originally the jury trial was scheduled to begin today in Angola. 

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