LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A New Albany man was sentenced Thursday for killing another man three years ago. 

Noah Nevil received the maximum sentence of 65 years.

Earlier this month, a jury found Nevil found guilty of killing Earl Moore at a home in the 2300 block of Park Avenue in February of 2015. Prosecutors say Nevil beat Moore, left him for dead and set the home on fire to hide the crime.

Moore was pulled from the burning home and taken to the hospital, but later died.

Prosecutors say the two were close friends. 

Floyd County Prosecutor Keith Henderson had this to say after the sentencing:

Crimes such as these are of the most heinous. I'm very pleased that the Defendant received an appropriate sentence for the murder of one of our most vulnerable citizens. For a crime such as this, Nevil should neither be released from prison nor ever see the free light of day.

Under Indiana law, Nevil must serve at least 75 percent of his sentence. 

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