Tulsa Judge Sentences Terrico Bethel To Life In Prison For Sweeney Murder

Tuesday, August 28th 2012, 11:42 am
By: News On 6

A Tulsa judge Tuesday morning affirmed a jury's recommendation and sentenced Terrico Bethel to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

This follows Bethel's conviction on Friday, August 24th 2012 on a first degree murder charge.

The jury also recommended Bethel be sentenced to 10 years in prison for conspiracy to commit murder conviction and the judge agreed.

The judge ordered the sentences to be served consecutively.

The jury found Bethel guilty in the 2008 murder for hire plot against Tulsa businessman Neal Sweeney.  Bethel did not testify in his own defense.

8/24/2012 Related Story: Jury Finds Terrico Bethel Guilty In Neal Sweeney Murder-For-Hire Case