Rockford Man Gets 20 Years For Murder

By Phillip Reed |

Published 02/01 2011 05:42PM

Updated 04/22 2014 09:29PM

UPDATE (4/22/14): Thomas Stuen, 26, reached a plea deal with prosecutors.  On Tuesday, he pled guilty to 1st degree murder and will spend the next 20 years in prison.  Richardson also reached a plea deal last year.  He was sentenced to 32 years in prison.

Rockford - Two men are arrested for killing a man.

21 year-old Cory Richardson and 28 year-old Thomas Stuen are charged in the December murder of Eric Johnson.

Richardson is charged with 1st degree murder and home invasion.  Stuen is charged with conspiracy to commit armed robbery.

Both are being held in the Winnebago County Jail.

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