Rhode Island Man Gets Life Sentence in Death of Girlfriend
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) A Rhode Island man accused of running over and killing his on-and-off girlfriend during an argument has been sentenced to life in prison.
James Grilli, 39, was sentenced on Monday after pleading no contest to second-degree murder and leaving the scene in the 2020 death of Erika Belcourt, according to a statement from the attorney general's office.
The pair had been arguing on the evening of Aug. 22, 2020, when Belcourt asked Grilli to remove his belongings from her Woonsocket apartment, prosecutors said.
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