(WJBK) - A man was sentenced Thursday to a minimum of 40 years in prison for murdering and dumping his ex-girlfriend's body in a vacant Highland Park garage in January.
Durico Moses, 46, was sentenced to a minimum of 40 years and a maximum of 80 years for killing 44-year-old Treashell Spears.
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According to the Wayne County prosecutor's office, Moses and Spears met to shop at a store on Dec. 30. They began to argue, and witnesses later reported they saw blood on Moses.
Spears was discovered beaten to death by two people exploring a vacant parking garage in Highland Park.
Her family says Moses was Spears' long term boyfriend and that she was a victim of domestic abuse. Her sister says there were warning signs leading up to her death.
Family remembers Spears as a loving mother and grandmother with a bright future and a masters degree in electrical engineering within her grasp.