TOWSON, Md. (AP) — A man convicted of killing a teenager with a hatchet has been sentenced to life in prison.

Larry Eugene Horton, 37, was sentenced Monday in Baltimore County Circuit Court. He was convicted of first-degree murder in the October 2011 death of Ryan Jackson.

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Jackson, 18, was last seen walking into Horton’s house. Blood was found in the house and a bloody hatchet was found in the garbage.

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Jackson’s body was found in an abandoned field in Baltimore. It was covered with hatchet wounds.

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