LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A man accused of taking part in a drug robbery that left a man dead two years ago is sentenced to four decades in prison. Wesley Hampton pleaded guilty to charges including Burglary Resulting in Serious Bodily Injury and being a Habitual Offender.
He was one of several people who pushed their way into an apartment on Center Street in January of 2017 to steal drugs from people inside. During the robbery, John Byler was shot and killed.
Hampton's co-defendant, Aaron Vance, will be sentenced for his part in the case tomorrow.
- Lafayette man sentenced to several decades for his role in 2017 killing
- Lafayette men sentenced for their roles in armed robbery
- More deaths questioned at Lafayette man's sentencing
- Lafayette man sentenced for armed robbery
- Lafayette man sentenced for Iowa murder
- Lafayette man sentenced for attempted murder
- Lafayette mother sentenced for abuse
- Lafayette man convicted of rape sentenced to 13 years
- Lafayette man sentenced for downtown gas station robbery
- 18-year sentence handed to Lafayette man for dealing in narcotics