Superior Court Judge Michael Schwartz has sentenced Larry Lee, 51, to 220 months in prison for the death of Philip Carter, 59. The sentence is the high end of the standard range, as requested by deputy prosecutors Erika Nohavec and Bryce Nelson. Nohavec told the court that medical professionals called this “one of the worst cases of neglect they had seen.”
A jury found Lee guilty of second-degree murder on June 15, finding also that Carter was a particularly vulnerable victim.
Prosecutor Mark Lindquist noted that successful prosecutions of caregivers for neglect is rare, but… Read More