Two Northeast Louisiana Men Prison Sentence Commuted

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Two northeast Louisiana men are among the 95 to have their prison sentences commuted by President Obama.

Eddie Lee Cooks of Monroe and Wilbert Shoemakers received the commutation of sentence on Friday.

Cooks is serving life on drug charges. He’ll now get out of jail in December 2016. He’s been in federal prison since 1994.

Shoemaker is serving 240 months for cocaine and marijuana charges. He’ll now get out in April 2016. He’s been in federal prison since 2004.

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