Eric Grant to serve life sentence in Full Throttle Auto Service murder

Posted at 2:17 PM, Jun 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-14 16:17:47-04

The man found guilty of murdering a 50-year-old Colorado Springs man will spend the rest of his life behind bars.

Eric Grant was sentenced on Thursday to life without parole plus 25 years in the 2017 murder of George Maldonado at Full Throttle Auto Service. 

On Tuesday, jurors found Grant guilty of the following charges; First Degree Murder After Deliberation, Felony Murder, First Degree Assault, Aggravated Robbery, Conspiracy to Commit Robbery.

Jurors found Grant not guilty of Conspiracy to Commit Murder in the First Degree.

Grant was arrested in October of 2017 by law enforcement in Philadelphia. His sentencing is set for this Thursday, June 14th.

Grant’s co-defendant, 59-year-old Derrick Davis, is also charged with First Degree Murder, his trial has yet to begin.