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Elkhart robber gets 120 years in fatal shootings

GOSHEN, Ind. – A man who pleaded guilty to murder charges in the shooting deaths of a northern Indiana convenience store’s owner and an employee has been sentenced to 120 years in prison.

Twenty-nine-year-old Kevin Moore of Elkhart was sentenced Thursday after pleading guilty but mentally ill in January to two counts of murder in the September deaths of 55-year-old Jagtar Bhatti and 20-year-old Pawan Singh during a robbery at Saleh’s Market east of downtown Elkhart.

Market employee Bill Sinclair described Pawan and Jagtar as generous people who often extended credit or gave food to customers who didn’t have enough money.

Twenty-two-year-old Richard Gross of Elkhart pleaded guilty to two counts of murder in the market shootings and is scheduled to be sentenced May 1. He faces up to 130 years in prison.

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