Man gets life terms in killing of 5

  • Comments
  • Print

A Franklin County man who pleaded guilty to killing a family of four and their neighbor was sentenced Wednesday to five life terms without parole. David Ison, 46, pleaded guilty to the murders of Angela, Roy, Melissa, and Jacob Napier and their neighbor, Henry Smith, while arguing over a drug deal in late September. Their bodies were found inside and outside Roy Napier's mobile home in rural Laurel, about 50 miles southeast of Indianapolis.

Please enable JavaScript to view this content.

Story Continues Below

Editor's note: You can comment on IBJ stories by signing in to your IBJ account. If you have not registered, please sign up for a free account now. Please note our updated comment policy that will govern how comments are moderated.