BUTTE, Montana — A 73-year-old Butte man has been sentenced to 25 years in prison for killing a fellow resident at a senior living facility by slashing the man's throat with a butcher knife.
The Montana Standard reports (http://bit.ly/1JtpuyL) John Edward Grubbs Sr. was sentenced Monday. He pleaded guilty to deliberate homicide in April.
Grubbs was charged with killing 72-year-old Jerry Diltz in March 2014 during a drunken argument over money.
An employee at Continental Gardens witnessed the fight and called police.
Information from: The Montana Standard, http://www.mtstandard.com