Beloit man sentenced to 15 years for murder of roommate

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BELOIT, Wis. (WTVO) — 72-year-old Percy Oliver was sentenced to 15 years in prison for the 2015 stabbing death of his roommate, 51-year-old David Banks, in 2015.

Oliver was arrested for the crime on June 21st, 2015.

Oliver and Banks shared an apartment in the 500 block of East Grand Avenue.

A Rock County Circuit Court Judge handed down the sentence on Thursday.

Oliver was given credit for 1,517 days served.

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