SCIOTO MURDER SENTENCE Wheelersburg Man Sentenced To Life In Prison Without Parole
Reported by: Martin Hicks
Web Producer: Jeff Morris
Reported: Sep. 13, 2012 3:51 PM EDT
Updated: Sep. 13, 2012 4:14 PM EDT
Scioto County Jail Photo
, Scioto County
A Scioto County man was sentenced Thursday to life in prison without parole for a brutal murder back in March.
Detectives said Raymond Linkous of Wheelersburg beat Felipe Lopez with a hatchet and then stabbed him repeatedly. They said Linkous then set Lopez’s truck on fire. Prosecutors said a dispute over drugs led to the murder.
A jury found Linkous guilty Thursday morning, and the judge sentenced him in the afternoon.
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