Murdered Carmel teen’s family releases statement

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A Carmel teen’s family released a statement Wednesday, just two days after their son’s killer was sentenced.

The statement from Andrew Compton’s family said in part, “There is no penalty though that could make up for the loss of our child, and the brutality and indignity that Andrew suffered. No number of years in prison would ever satisfy us.”

Gregory O’Bryan pleaded guilty on Monday and will spend 25 years in prison for the murder.

Compton was a student at Sullivan University when he disappeared in October of 2010.

O’Bryan told police Compton died after the two had sex.

O’Bryan said he disposed of Compton’s body because he panicked. Despite several searches, the teen’s remains have never been found.