Man Gets 65 Years In Landlord's Murder

Man Found Beaten, Strangled To Death

An Indianapolis man has been sentenced to 65 years in prison for murdering his landlord.

John Butsch, 59, was found dead in his Woodruff Place home in the historic near-east side neighborhood in April 2011.

Police said Allen Parker, 25, who rented a neighboring unit from Butsch, beat and strangled his landlord.

Parker's attorney told RTV6 that they will appeal the sentence.

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