Man gets a 160 years for killing Beavercreek tourist

Benefit held for the Walquist family after Brett Walquist was murdered in Puerto Rico.  (Photo/Marc Sweeney)
Benefit held for the Walquist family after Brett Walquist was murdered in Puerto Rico. (Photo/Marc Sweeney)

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) – A judge in Puerto Rico has imposed a 160-year prison sentence on a man convicted of killing an Ohio tourist during a break-in at an apartment rented for a family vacation.

Juan Carela Acevedo was found guilty of stabbing Brett Walquist to death in the town of Rincon in December.

The victim from Beavercreek, Ohio, was staying in town with his family.

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