LIVINGSTON COUNTY, Ill. (WMBD) – A Livingston County man was sentenced to life in prison, plus 25 years, for three 2019 murders on Wednesday.

In August, Clifford Brewer was found guilty of six counts of first-degree murder, two each for the deaths of his wife Shirley Brewer, son Christian Brewer, and neighbor Norman Walker on Christmas Day 2019.

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During the hearing, he maintained that he was innocent.

State’s Attorney Randy Yedinak read impact statements from Norman Walker’s two daughters. 

Brewer has 30 days to file an appeal.