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Final person charged in Newfield murder case sentenced to prison time

The final person involved in a robbery that left a Newfield man dead in December 2016 will serve jail time, a judge ruled this week.

Dennis Lampila, 40, who was originally charged with second-degree murder and first-degree robbery, pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery in October as part of a plea deal. He appeared for sentencing Thursday in Tompkins County Court.

Since his initial arrest, Lampila has refused three plea bargains, his attorney Joseph Joch said during his sentencing.
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