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Judge Says ‘unqualified Menace To Society’ Used ‘demonic Level Of Violence And Terror’ To Kill Father, Son

A Connecticut man was sentenced to a total of 120 years behind bars in connection with the violent deaths of a father and son at their residence over 35 years ago.

In a New Haven courtroom on Jan. 31, Judge Elpedio N. Vitale ordered Willie McFarland, 55, to serve two consecutive 60-year sentences for the double slaying of Fred Harris, 59, and his 23-year-old son, Greg Harris in their Hamden home, the Hartford Courant reported.

During the hearing, Judge Vitale called McFarland an “an unqualified menace to society” and he noted the defendant’s heinous attack on the pair was carried out with “a demonic level of violence and terror.” Read the full story here ▶