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Iowa man sentenced to mandatory life sentence for killing his 30-year-old friend with a truck

Moorhead, IOWA – According to the court documents, his name is Kristofer Erlbacher and he was sentenced to a mandatory life sentence.

The 29-year-old defendant was sentenced on Monday after being convicted in December of first-degree murder in the 2020 killing of 30-year-old Caleb Solberg.

Prosecutors said the defendant and the victim were reportedly drinking and eating at a bar the night of Dec. 17, 2020.

The defendant then reportedly put mayonnaise on the victim’s food, leading to a fistfight.

The defendant left the bar and later ran the victim down with his truck outside.

This story will be updated as new information become available. 

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