VAN BUREN – A Crawford County man was sentenced to seventeen years in prison for an October 2016 murder. 38-year-old Jeremy Brake was found guilty of second-degree murder on Friday.
The jury had recommended the maximum fifteen-year sentence on charges of arson, tampering with evidence, and child endangerment. A two-year sentence was added to the tally for his conviction on firearms charges.
Brake has been behind bars since 2016.