Sweet's Sentencing Moved to February


By Ellen Kurt

MANCHESTER, Iowa - The Manchester teenager who shot and killed his grandparents will be back in court for sentencing on February 26th.

Last month, Isaiah Sweet, 18, pleaded guilty to first degree murder for killing Richard and Janet Sweet in May 2012. Sweet said his grandparents had made his life unbearable. He shot them in their Manchester home.

Sweet now faces mandatory sentences of life in prison for each murder. His sentencing will be held at the Delaware County District Court.

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