Man Sentenced to 60 Years for Rockford Jewelry Store Robbery

ROCKFORD (WIFR) -- A violent man who robbed a Rockford jewelry store was caught and he's now going to prison for 60 years.

Kenneth Turner, 44, was sentenced for the 2009 robbery of Sims Jewelry on East State Street. Turner beat up one of the store's owners, who was 71 years old. He also stole more than $80,000 in jewelry.

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