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Woman sentenced for involvement in March 2 Lafayette homicide

A Lafayette woman has received her sentence for her involvement in a homicide that happened back in March.

Posted: Oct 2, 2018 12:12 PM

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) — A Lafayette woman has received her sentence for her involvement in a homicide that happened back in March.

Brooke Stichter has been sentenced to seven years in prison and multiple years on probation and correction. Prosecutors said the 23-year-old pleaded guilty to a charge of conspiracy to commit armed robbery resulting in bodily injury.

Stichter was arrested on March 2 after she was involved in the 9th and Virginia Streets shooting. 30-year-old Thayer Summers was killed in the altercation.

Related: Lafayette shooting death was in self defense

According to court documents, he was in the process of robbing his shooter, Curtis Stewart, who was with Stichter.

Stichter told police she heard the gunshot and noticed Summers on the ground. The shooting was considered self defense.

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