SOUTH BEND, Ind. (Indiana's NewsCenter) - A fifth man has been sentenced in the 2006 prom night shooting death of a 16-year-old South Bend High School cheerleader.
Jermaine Reeves was sentenced to 30 years in prison on Friday. Reeves pled guilty of conspiracy to commit murder, a class “A” felony.
Authorities say he hid from police until his arrest last summer in Georgia.
Tharbs was shot to death in 2006 while she was lying on a sofa inside her older sister's apartment waiting to go to a post-prom party.
Police think the shooting was gang-related, and Tharb's sister was the target.
Four others, Larry Mitchell, Clover Smith, Terry Waddell, and Jason Reeves, are already serving jail time for the murder.
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