Boykins Gets 65 Years For Murder Of 17-Year-Old

By Emma Koch - 21Alive

Boykins Gets 65 Years For Murder Of 17-Year-Old

December 20, 2013 Updated Dec 20, 2013 at 12:55 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- The man who was found guilty of shooting and killing a 17-year-old in April, was sentenced to 65 years behind bars Friday.

The jury came back with a decision and Deadrian Boykins was found guilty of murder in November.

Boykins was on trial for the shooting death of 17-year-old Elijah Freeman in early April in the 900 block of Hugh Street.

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