A homeless man who killed an Oceanside resident who offered the convicted a place to spend the night will spend more than a decade in prison.
The slaying happened on April 18, 2017, in the 300 block of S. Myers Street., according to the Oceanside Police Department.
Officers responded to a call of a subject not breathing inside the apartment. When they arrived at the scene, they found Ross dead on the bedroom floor.
Ross' death was determined to be a homicide, police said.
Spencer was later arrested and charged with murder in connection to the homicide.
On Wednesday, a judge sentenced Dewey to the maximum sentence: 11 years and eight months in prison.