- Associated Press - Saturday, June 6, 2015

WEBSTER CITY, Iowa (AP) - A central Iowa man charged with beating his 61-year-old father to death has been sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter and three other felony charges.

The Fort Dodge Messenger (http://bit.ly/1KgSzw1 ) reports that 28-year-old Corbin Graesch was sentenced in Hamilton County District Court on Thursday.

Graesch, of Webster City, was originally charged with first-degree murder, but pleaded guilty to manslaughter and three counts of willful injury causing serious injury in a plea deal.

Steven Graesch’s body was found June 9, 2014, in the home he shared with his son. An autopsy determined that the elder Graesch died from blunt force trauma.


Information from: The Messenger, http://www.messengernews.net



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