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Spirit Lake, IA man sentenced to 70 years for murder

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SPIRIT LAKE, Iowa (KTIV) A judge has sentenced a Spirit Lake, Iowa man 70 years behind bars, for murdering a woman in December.

Authorities arrested 21-year-old Tailer Handsaker for murder.

On December 5, 2013, police found the body of 36-year-old Sarah Grimmius inside a home on 28th Street in rural Spirit Lake.

Authorities have not said much about the details of the crime.

As part of a plea agreement, Handsaker pleaded guilty to one count of second-degree murder and two counts of willful injury.

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