Brandon Hein granted parole

Was part of teen fight that killed Jimmy Farris in 1995


FREE NEXT YEAR? Brandon Hein in prison a few years after his arrest.    Courtesy photo

A man imprisoned for 24 years following the slaying of a fellow teen in a backyard drug brawl that destroyed lives and rocked a community was granted parole late last month. Originally sentenced to life without parole at 18 years old, Brandon Hein, now 42, is expected to be released from prison by summer 2020.

Hein and three other boys ranging from 15 to 18 were convicted for the 1995 murder of Jimmy Far...

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