Life in Prison Given to Man Who Beat a Capron Resident to Death

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The man charged with beating a 71-year-old Capron man to death gets handed down a life sentence.

Forty-year-old Richard Griffin accepted a plea bargain to spend the rest of his life in prison and avoid a death sentence.

Griffin’s charged with first degree murder in the death of Eugene Mikrut.

Mikrut's body was found beaten in the basement of his home in February of last year.