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Andrew County man sentenced to life in prison for killing grandmother

An Andrew County man will serve life in prison for killing his grandmother.

Posted: Oct 25, 2018 4:06 PM
Updated: Oct 25, 2018 4:33 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.)- An Andrew County man will serve life in prison for killing his grandmother.

29-year-old Robert Ray Forrester pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in July.

Forrester was accused of beating 77-year-old Beverley Forrester to death at her home on Yale Street on Sept. 21, 2017.

Judge Patrick Robb delivered the sentence Thursday afternoon, describing Forrester as a "violent person" before handing down the life sentence. 

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