A Florida man got his sentence for beating another man using a baseball bat leading to the victim’s fatal death more than 20 years ago.
State Judge Released A Sentenced to the Florida Man
A state judge finally released an order against 55-year-old Randy Petersilge who beat another man using a baseball bat 20 years ago. According to a report in a news outlet, the judge ordered on Wednesday life in prison without the possibility of parole.
New Port Rickey Police Department in a press release said that the fatal death of Simon Clarke happened on Nov. 28, 2001. They responded to a 911 call and when they arrived at a home located in the 4700 block of Sanctuary Drive, they found the dead body of the victim.
Result of the Autopsy
An autopsy was performed to determine the cause of death of the victim. The examiners said that Clarke’s death was a homicide and there were “multiple blunt force trauma” injuries to the face and chest found in his corpse, according to a report published in Law & Crime.
Meanwhile, police said “Detectives at the time conducted several interviews with potential witnesses and identified a person of interest. The murder weapon was located; however, the processing of the object did not reveal any leads. No arrests were made, and the case went ‘cold’ in 2004.”
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