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Man Sentenced For Heroin Trafficking

A man has been sentenced to 20 years for trafficking heroin.

A news release from the Department of Justice says 40-year-old Larry Hayward of Springfield has been sentenced to 20 years in federal prison without parole.

According to evidence introduced in court, Hayward and his wife were leaders of an organization that distributed heroin in Springfield from November 2016 to October 2018.