UPDATE: Addiss sentenced in 2017 murder for 40-80 years

Published: Oct. 24, 2018 at 2:52 AM EDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

Brandon Addiss

to second-degree murder in the stabbing death of John Darnell Jr. and was sentenced on Wednesday in Judge Draganchuk's courtroom in Ingham County.

was found in a creek near Scott Woods Park in October 2017.

Addiss received no less than 40 years and no more than 80 years in prison, with no credit for time served.

He is already serving a sentence from Eaton County. The sentence handed down on Wednesday will be consecutive.

Amber Kohls is still awaiting trial. She has a pretrial hearing scheduled for Thursday, Oct. 25.

When Addiss was arrested, police received a call from Amber Kohls' father. He informed police that Kohls confessed to committing a homicide that she, Addiss and Matthew Green were involved with. Green and Kohls told her father that they had committed the murder in self-defense, and had hidden the body.

Kohls indicated to police that she was involved in Darnell's murder. Green claimed he was involved only in disposing of the body.

Green was sentenced to 18 to 60 months in prison for accessory after the fact to murder on Aug. 8, according to the prosecutor's office.