Debrya Lynn Glumm homicide
Boise, Idaho - KTVB News reports that an Idaho man has been sentenced to life in prison for the beating death of his girlfried last summer. Mark Peacock, 39, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of 52-year-old Debrya Lynn Glumm in August 2007. Ms Glumm, who used a wheelchair, died after she was hit in the face, head and stomach by Peacock. According to USA Today, Peacock is an alcoholic and had been drinking heavily at the time. Peacock, who has been arrested many times in the past for violence against women, was originally charged with first degree murder but made a plea-deal with prosecutors for a lesser charge. He must spend at least 15 years in prison before he is eligible for parole.