SNOW HILL (AP) — An Eastern Shore man has been sentenced to life without parole for killing a man he said owed him money for a window replacement job.
Charles Robert Phillips, of Pittsville, admitted breaking into the home of William Nibblett in March 2008 and beating and stabbing him after stealing about $400. Phillips had done a window replacement job at Nibblett’s home and believed he was owed about $300.READ MORE: Governor Larry Hogan: 'We're Not Talking About Reinstating A Mask Mandate'
Phillips, 34, had already been sentenced to life in prison but could ultimately have been found eligible for parole.READ MORE: Demolition Of The Baltimore City Detention Center Completed Tuesday
The Daily Times of Salisbury reports that Phillips appealed his case on a technicality and was sentenced Friday to life without parole.
Prosecutors presented evidence at his new sentencing hearing that Phillips had violated jail rules and been involved in fights.MORE NEWS: Baltimore County Nears Settlement With Family Of Korryn Gaines
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