Jury recommends sentence for man convicted of killing future father-in-law
Devontez Grinter was found guilty of manslaughter on Thursday.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A jury is recommending ten years behind bars for a man convicted of killing his future father-in-law.
Devontez Grinter was found guilty on Thursday of manslaughter. Prosecutors say he shot and killed 45-year-old Kevin Demarus outside a home on Lynnview Place in October 2015.
Grinter turned himself in four months after the shooting.
Manslaughter in the first degree carries a penalty of 10 to 20 years in prison. The jury recommended 10 years.
The judge will formally sentence Grinter in February.
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