LOCAL MAN SENTENCED IN KNOX COUNTY

A Lawrence County man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison in Knox County Indiana this week. 41 year old Robert Hutchinson of Lawrenceville was given the term during an appearance in Knox County Circuit Court. The sentence was for his involvement in the death of Christopher Melton. Melton was discovered shot to death at a residence on North 6th Street in Vincennes back in April of 2015.  Two other men were charged in the murder. In addition to the prison time, Hutchinson was given 5 years of probation after his release.