22 year old Garett Kirts has been sentenced to 55 years in prison for the strangulation death of 30 year old Nicole Bowen. Bowen’s lifeless body was found bound with tape and electrical cords in a storage shed in Kentland In March of 2019. Kirts had taken a plea agreement. A second person charged in Bowen’s murder, 28 year old Ashley Garth of Delphi, had also agreed to a plea deal, but it was later rescinded by the state. A hearing on that case is coming up in a couple of weeks.