- Associated Press - Thursday, July 16, 2015

ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) - A man accused of killing his grandfather and opening fire on detectives has been sentenced to life in prison.

The News-Review reports (https://bit.ly/1HAxacQ ) that 25-year-old Jonathan Lackey was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison without the possibility of parole, plus an additional 210 months. Lackey had pleaded no contest to aggravated murder and first-degree arson and pleaded guilty to five counts of attempting to commit murder.

Lackey’s grandfather, 71-year-old Richard Casebeer, was found dead inside his Roseburg home after a house fire in December 2012. Police ruled the man’s death a homicide and identified Lackey as a person of interest.

According to reports, Lackey shot at several officers who went to the Casa Loma Motel in Roseburg to question him about his grandfather’s death.

No one was injured.


Information from: The News-Review, https://www.nrtoday.com

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