Amboy Man Sentenced to 90 Years in Prison for Murder

By: WIFR Newsroom
By: WIFR Newsroom

DIXON (WIFR) – The man convicted of killing a 79-year-old with pieces of a vase has been sentenced to spend 90 years in prison.

34-year-old Matthew Welling was sentenced in Lee County court today. He was convicted last month of murder and home invasion in the 2012 death of Leroy Daniels.

Welling used a broken vase to slash, stab, and beat the Daniels. Prosecutors say his ID was found with other DNA evidence at the scene, leading to his arrest.

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