Sweet Home man sentenced to 40 years for fatally beating father with heavy stones

Sweet Home man gets 40-year term

FILE — The Pulaski County Courthouse is shown in this 2019 file photo.

A 43-year-old Sweet Home man who killed his 62-year-old father with a series of bone-breaking blows to the head he said he couldn't remember inflicting was sentenced to 40 years in prison on Tuesday by a Pulaski County Circuit judge, who rejected his self-defense claims.