Illinois man sentenced to life in prison for murder


Published 07/24 2014 10:46PM

Updated 07/24 2014 10:47PM

STURGEON BAY, Wis. (WFRV) - An Illinois man will spend the rest of his life in prison for murdering a pregnant friend and her un-born child.

Thursday, 37-year-old Brian Cooper was sentenced to two life terms. Those sentences will be served consecutively, with no chance for parole.

This past May, Cooper was convicted on two counts of first degree intentional homicide for killing Alisha Bromfield and her unborn child.

The crime happened at a Door County resort in August of 2012.

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