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DeRyke's Attorney Files Motion to Have Sentence Reconsidered
Justin DeRyke's attorney has filed a motion to have his sentence reconsidered.
In March, Willow Long's uncle was sentenced to serve his natural life in prison for stabbing the 7-year-old to death. DeRyke's attorney filed the motion claiming the sentence may violate The Public Act For Natural Life Imprisonment in the Illinois Constitution.
The filing was made within the 30 days allowed.
The case will be reviewed by a judge to determine if the ruling was constitutional. A court date hasn't been set yet.