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Fourth Department cuts sentence in murder case

Defendant gets 20 years instead of 25

A state appeals court has reduced the sentence in a homicide case. Robert D. Brewer, 33, was convicted in September 2015 of second-degree murder and sentenced to 25 years to life in state prison. The victim was Keith Holloway, the boyfriend of a co-defendant’s sister. In a decision released Friday, the Appellate Division of state Supreme Court, Fourth ...