TUCSON, Ariz. — A Pima County man who admitted to fatally stabbing his
father with a broken golf club has been sentenced to 10.5 years in prison.
County prosecutors say 35-year-old Brian Gene Harmon was sentenced Monday after
pleading guilty to manslaughter in January.
The Arizona Daily Star says Harmon was facing a prison
term of between seven and 21 years.
He entered into a plea agreement right before his scheduled trial on a
first-degree murder charge.
Authorities say 56-year-old Phillip Harmon was killed at his home on New Year’s
Prosecutors say Brian Harmon hit his father with a golf club and when it broke,
he stabbed him in the abdomen with it.
He then fled the scene, but was taken into custody after returning to his
Information from: Arizona Daily Star, http://www.azstarnet.com