CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - A man will spend 15 years behind bars for stabbing a man to death in 2017.
Bruce Garnett, 67, was found stabbed to death inside his home after police went to do a welfare check on him on April 21, 2017.
Police say Garnett had been dead for several weeks before he was found.
James Wheeler, of Stuarts Draft, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.
Wheeler was sentenced to 40 years with 25 suspended.
The two did know each other.
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