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NEUBAUM SENTENCED TO UP TO 50 YEARS IN PRISON

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A MAPLETON, IOWA TEENAGER WILL SPEND UP TO 50 YEARS IN PRISON AFTER BEING SENTENCED ON A CHARGE OF SECOND DEGREE MURDER.

18-YEAR-OLD JAY NEUBAUM WAS SENTENCED THURSDAY AFTERNOON IN MONONA COUNTY DISTRICT COURT IN ONAWA.

JUDGE DUANE HOFFMEYER DENIED A DEFENSE MOTION FOR A NEW TRIAL BEFORE THE SENTENCING.

A MONONA COUNTY JURY IN MAY FOUND NEUBAUM GUILTY IN THE JANUARY 31ST, 2020 SHOOTING DEATH OF 16-YEAR-OLD JOSEPH HOPKINS IN MAPLETON.

NEUBAUM IS ALSO AWAITING TRIAL IN A SEPARATE CASE.

HE IS ALLEGED TO HAVE SEXUALLY ASSAULTED SEVEN TEENAGE GIRLS FROM THE MAPLETON AREA AND WILL STAND TRIAL ON 10 COUNTS OF 3RD DEGREE SEXUAL ABUSE IN DECEMBER.

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