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Man sentenced for murder of his son in Lehigh Acres

Posted at 11:13 AM, Jun 10, 2019
and last updated 2019-06-10 11:13:41-04

LEHIGH ACRES, Fla. — Jonathan Brunelle 42, was sentenced to life in prison.

He was previously found guilty of 2nd-degree murder.

According to the State Attorney's Office, on June 2017, the father and son got into an argument at a Lehigh Acres home.

Brunelle called the Lee County Sheriff’s Office on the main phone line and said “they better get here before I put a bullet in him” referring to his son.

Following a nearly five day trial in Lee County, the jury came back with the guilty verdict .