Father who beat man at Arizona convenience store while picking up daughter sentenced to prison

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Father who beat man at Arizona convenience store while picking up daughter sentenced to prison

A man who pleaded guilty to beating a man to death was sentenced to prison Friday.Melvin Harris, 41, was sentenced Friday to eight years after accepting a plea deal involving a guilty plea of manslaughter. He initially faced a charge of second-degree murder.It happened in August 2018 when Harris was informed a man tried to enter a bathroom stall that his daughter was using at a convenience store, The Associated Press previously reported.The Arizona Republic reported that Harris punched and beat Leon Armstrong, who died a few days after.According to the court, Harris already has over a year of his term completed.

A man who pleaded guilty to beating a man to death was sentenced to prison Friday.

Melvin Harris, 41, was sentenced Friday to eight years after accepting a plea deal involving a guilty plea of manslaughter. He initially faced a charge of second-degree murder.

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It happened in August 2018 when Harris was informed a man tried to enter a bathroom stall that his daughter was using at a convenience store, The Associated Press previously reported.

The Arizona Republic reported that Harris punched and beat Leon Armstrong, who died a few days after.

According to the court, Harris already has over a year of his term completed.