Yo. man gets 18 to life in murder case

larry blue sentenced 18 to life

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (WKBN) – A Youngstown man will spend at least 18 years behind bars for murder.

Larry Blue learned his fate at a sentencing hearing Thursday morning and could spend the rest of his life in prison.

Blue pleaded guilty Wednesday to murdering a Columbiana County man in 2013. In that incident, David Stokes of Lisbon was killed and another man was injured at the Rockford Village Housing Complex.

Police say the fatal shooting happened during a drug deal.

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