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Pregnant teller's shooter sentenced

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Brian Kendrick was convicted and sentenced for the 2008 shooting of Indianapolis bank teller Katherin Shuffield, who was nearly six months pregnant with twins at the time. Both babies died as a result of the shooting. Kendrick was found guilty Jan. 30 of attempted murder, robbery, two counts of feticide, and carrying a handgun without a license.

Marion Superior Judge Kurt Eisgruber sentenced Kendrick to a total of 53 years – 30 years for the attempted robbery conviction; 14 for the robbery conviction; 4 years each for the feticide convictions; and 1 year for the carrying a handgun without a license conviction.

As a result of the bank shooting, the Indiana General Assembly last year passed statutory changes increasing the penalty for feticide to a maximum of 20 years in prison. However, in handling the case that began before the new law took effect, Judge Eisgruber was bound by the old law's limits.


Original story "Defining a 'child'" IL March 4-17, 2009

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  1. For many years this young man was "family" being my cousin's son. Then he decided to ignore my existence and that of my daughter who was very hurt by his actions after growing up admiring, Jason. Glad he is doing well, as for his opinion, if you care so much you wouldn't ignore the feelings of those who cared so much about you for years, Jason.

  2. Good riddance to this dangerous activist judge

  3. What is the one thing the Hoosier legal status quo hates more than a whistleblower? A lawyer whistleblower taking on the system man to man. That must never be rewarded, must always, always, always be punished, lest the whole rotten tree be felled.

  4. I want to post this to keep this tread alive and hope more of David's former clients might come forward. In my case, this coward of a man represented me from June 2014 for a couple of months before I fired him. I knew something was wrong when he blatantly lied about what he had advised me in my contentious and unfortunate divorce trial. His impact on the proceedings cast a very long shadow and continues to impact me after a lengthy 19 month divorce. I would join a class action suit.

  5. The dispute in LB Indiana regarding lake front property rights is typical of most beach communities along our Great Lakes. Simply put, communication to non owners when visiting the lakefront would be beneficial. The Great Lakes are designated navigational waters (including shorelines). The high-water mark signifies the area one is able to navigate. This means you can walk, run, skip, etc. along the shores. You can't however loiter, camp, sunbath in front of someones property. Informational signs may be helpful to owners and visitors. Our Great Lakes are a treasure that should be enjoyed by all. PS We should all be concerned that the Long Beach, Indiana community is on septic systems.

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