Man Gets Life in Prison for Missoula Stabbing Death

Scott Austin Price received the same sentence last week for killing his former landlord

By Associated Press

MISSOULA — A 38-year-old Montana man has been sentenced to life in prison for stabbing a woman to death at a Missoula motel last year and stealing her car during a meth-fueled crime spree.

Scott Austin Price received the same sentence last week for killing his former landlord Ed Martin in Miles City last December.

Price earlier pleaded guilty to deliberate homicide in the Dec. 21, 2015 death of 56-year-old Lonette Keehner. He also was sentenced for stabbing another woman in the parking lot of a nearby grocery store.

KTMF-TV reports Price apologized, said the crime was meth-related and that he agreed with the life sentence without the possibility of parole.

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