LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — Floyd Wayne Smith, who was found guilty of murder in March, was sentenced today to 60 years in prison.
According to court documents, Donald Alkire was stabbed in the neck at his apartment on North Seventh Street in March of last year. An investigation found Smith had been at Alkire's apartment. After contacting him, Smith eventually told police that Joseph Wilkerson had stabbed Alkire after discussing it at a bar. Smith admitted that he didn't do anything after the stabbing but took Wilkerson home afterward and then went home himself.
Wilkerson was sentenced to 57 years for the murder of Donald Alkire.