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Man sentenced for beating mother to death

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Posted at 1:46 PM, Mar 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-17 09:08:56-04

A man will spend 25 years behind bars for beating his 68-year-old mother to death of a 3-day period.

Using some kind of blunt object, 39-year-old William Tyes beat his mother Lenora to death in their Dodge Street home in February 2015.

Tyes hid the victim's body in a front foyer by closing the door, draping a sheet over the door and placing a couch in front of the sheet.

He then lied to family and friends about his mother's condition as he attempted to flee the area.