FRUITLAND, N.M. (KRQE) – Two New Mexico brothers involved in a 2015 fatal stabbing have been sentenced.
Elijah and Michael Shirley killed Brandon Blueeyes after forcing their way into the 30-year-old victim’s home. They stabbed him and his father.
Elijah was sentenced to 10 years. Michael was sentenced to five years.
A third brother, Maynard Shirley also pleaded guilty to being an accessory. He’s scheduled to be sentenced next month.