A Stone County man who pleaded guilty in March to the 2006 murder of David Dulin has been sentenced to 21 and a 1/2 years in prison.
|Seaman could be sentenced to 21.5 years|
Tim Seaman, 37, of Crane, was originally charged with first degree murder but pleaded guilty to amended charges of second-degree murder for the November 29, 2006 shooting death of 53 year-old Dulin. Charges of robbery and armed criminal action were dismissed against Seaman as part of the plea agreement.
John Mills, was offered immunity for his testimony against Seaman for his part in Dulin's murder. Mills was sentenced last month to 12 years in prison for various weapons charges and domestic assault in unrelated case's.
|John Mills was offered immunity for his testimony|
In 2008, Zackary Lee Stewart, who is Seaman's brother-in-law, was tried and convicted in Greene County of first-degree murder for Dulin's murder. He was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole but the Missouri Supreme Court ordered that he receive a new trial in 2010. In December of 2010, Stone County prosecutor Matt Selby charged Seaman with Dulin's murder and announced he would not re-try Stewart for Dulin's murder.