Luke Wright Sentenced

May 24, 2011 Updated May 24, 2011 at 6:09 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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May 24, 2011 Updated May 24, 2011 at 6:09 PM EDT

BUFFALO, NY ( WKBW ) Luke Wright, the North Collins man convicted of sexually abusing and torturing his half sister, learned his fate Tuesday morning in court.

Luke Wright will spend 40 years to life behind bars for the rape, assault, and torture of his mentally disabled sister Laura Cummings.

Laura Cummings was killed by her mother, Eva Cummings, in January of 201. Eva is behind bars, sentenced to 52 years to life in prison.

Wright has thirty days to appeal his sentence.

Click the video to hear from the attorneys on both sides of the case in Adam Francis' report.