Man sentenced to 15 to life in death of roommate

Donald Pepper had nothing to say in court

Donald Pepper was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison in the death of his roommate, James R. Wolf, at 1177 Debron Road in West Milton on April 13.

Investigators said the incident appeared to be an accident involving a lawnmower, but was later ruled a homicide by the coroner’s office.

The scene was staged to look like an accident, according to reports.

Pepper pleaded guilty earlier this month to a reduced charge of murder.

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