A Missouri man has been sentenced to 115 years in prison and 4 life sentences for killing three generations of his own family. Platte County jurors convicted Grayden Denham30 years old, in December for killing his sister Heather Ager32 years old, her son Mason Shiavoni3 months old, and his paternal grandparents Russell Denham82 and Shirley Denham81. Defendant Denham even killed the family dog Jackhe was therefore found guilty of animal cruelty with first degree murder, armed criminal act, second degree arson and theft.
According to local media report. There are coins on the eyes of the victims, or nearby. Denham’s ex-girlfriend testifies Saint Boondocks is one of his favorite movies. The main character brothers with guns of the film gave coins on the eyes of some of the men they killed.
Platte . County Prosecutor Eric Zahnd said in a statement.
Prosecutors said he was at odds with his family prior to the murder. For example, he had an argument with his grandfather the day before the murder. There is also evidence that he used meth.
After the murder, Denham drove his grandparents’ car 1,000 miles to Arizona. Before that he bought gasoline cans, filled them with diesel. Denham swapped the car’s license plate twice with those he stole from Oklahoma and Texas, authorities said. Authorities said he was eventually found wandering naked near an elementary school. The court found him competent to appear in court in 2021.
[Mugshot via Platte County Jail]
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