Dave Taylor
Vaughn Alan Whitt, shown being escorted to a May 19, 2015 extradition hearing in Trimble District Court by Trimble County Jailer Bobby Temple, was sentenced last week to 65 years for the April 16, 2015 murder of 17-year-old Brennan Stewart. Whitt was convicted by a Jefferson Circuit Court jury on Oct. 26, 2016 in Madison.
Vaughn Whitt sentenced to 65 years

Special to The Trimble Banner
Vaughn Whitt appeared before Jefferson Circuit Judge Darrell Auxier on Nov. 22 to hear his fate regarding the April 16, 2015 shooting of 17-year-old Brennan Stewart. Whitt was tried in the Madison, Ind., court in October and was found guilty of murder, a fire arms enhancement on the murder charge, two Level 5 felony counts of intimidation, four Level 6 counts of pointing a firearm and a misdemeanor count of possession of a firearm without a license. Charges were filed against Whitt on April 17, 2015.