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Second defendant sentenced to 57 years in prison over 2018 murder of Chris Bagley

Nearly three years to the day after Chris Bagley disappeared, the man who stabbed him to death was sentenced to nearly 60 years in prison. Bagley, a 31-year-old Walker resident, was last seen alive on Dec. 18, 2018. His disappearance sparked a lengthy search and a $25,000 reward before his remains were found in March 2019. An autopsy found he'd been stabbed 13 times in the neck and torso.
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Blahnik given maximum sentence for 2018 Chris Bagley murder

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - (Iowa's News Now) — The man convicted of murdering Chris Bagley just over three years ago will now effectively serve the rest of his life in prison. Drew Blahnik will serve at least 42 years. Judge Christopher Bruns had little discretion in sentencing Blahnik on his second-degree murder charge, which carries a mandatory minimum of 35 years. The judge ordered Blahnik serve up to 50 years on that charge and seven years for two other charges, making his possible sentence 57 years. He could get less time for good behavior or work programs.

Man convicted of killing Chris Bagley to be sentenced Friday

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Man who owns trailer where Chris Bagley was killed to appear in court

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