FARMINGTON — Justin Mark, 25, was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison for murdering Kevin Lossiah.

In May 2011, Mark and another man broke into Kevin Lossiah’s apartment and brutally beat him with a stick. He died 12 hours later at the hospital.

A jury found Mark guilty of first-degree murder in November.

District Judge John Dean handed down a life sentenced, followed by a three-year prison sentence for a conspiracy charge.

Mark will serve 30 years from the day the murder happened, plus his conspiracy sentence before he will be eligible for parole.

The co-defendant, Donovan King, is awaiting trial.

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