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Man re-sentenced in 2003 strangulation death in Grove City

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GROVE CITY, Pa. -

The man who was 17 when he killed a counselor at George Junior Republic residential treatment center in Grove City has been re-sentenced.

Twenty-seven-year-old Anthony Machicote appealed the mandatory life sentence he received for the 2003 strangulation death of Wayne Urey when he and another teen escaped from the youth center.

A 2012 Supreme Court decision made mandatory life sentences for juvenile killers illegal. Machicote was re-sentenced to life in prison, but now will be eligible for parole when he turns 58.


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