Lewis Starkey III sentenced to life in prison without parole for killing his girlfriend

Crime

GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) — A Franklin County man convicted of killing his girlfriend and trying to kill her son was sentenced Tuesday in Greenfield. 

Northwestern DA Spokesperson Mary Carey told 22News, Lewis Starkey III was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Tuesday morning in connection with his conviction of first-degree murder.

Carey said Starkey was also handed a 10 to 15-year sentence in state prison for his conviction of armed assault with intent to kill. 

Read More: Wendell man found guilty of killing girlfriend in 2017

Starkey was found guilty of first-degree murder last Thursday shooting and killing his girlfriend, 47-year-old Amanda Glover, and trying to kill her 27-year-old son, Devin. The jury deliberated for about three hours before finding him guilty.

He is said to have shot Glover at their Wendell home after she told him she was ending their relationship. Starkey also allegedly drove to Chicopee and shot at a co-worker.

Starkey was the subject of a five-day manhunt before he was arrested. 

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