DAILYKENN.com -- Darrell Lee Broxton, 52, was sentenced to 667 months in prison; about 55 years.
He was found guilty of bludgeoning to death retired dog trainer Peter Belmont, 69.
The crime was committed in 2012 and Broxton was implicated in a similar homicide in 1996.
The crime apparently occurred in Kansas City, Kansas. The sentencing was reported May 22, 2015.
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A man found guilty of bludgeoning to death a retired Kansas art teacher who was known nationally for breeding, raising and showing Afghan hound dogs was sentenced Friday.
Darrell Lee Broxton, 52, was sentenced to 667 months in prison in the District Court of Wyandotte County, KS, for the December 2012 murder of Peter Belmont. Belmont was found bludgeoned to death in his bed Dec. 16, 2012. An autopsy estimated that Belmont had been dead several days before he was found.
After a seven day trial in February, a Wyandotte County jury found Broxton guilty of intentional second degree murder, burglary and two counts of theft.
The jury was presented with evidence where Broxton was investigated for a similar 1996 homicide in Ocala, FL.
Peter Belmont was a 69-year-old KCK resident. He was a retired district 500 art teacher. Belmont was also nationally known for breeding, raising and showing Afghan hounds.
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