An Oklahoma teen will serve five life terms in prison for brutally murdering his mother, father, two younger brothers and sister in 2015.
Michael Bever, who was 16 at the time, carried out the killings with his older brother Robert Bever.
Robert was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole in 2016 after pleading guilty to the murders.
Michael’s team of lawyers solely blamed Robert for the crime, saying Michael, now 19, was under his influence.
Nonetheless, prosecutors insisted Michael was just as responsible for the crime as Robert.
Parents David, 52, and April, 44, and siblings Daniel, 12, Christopher, 7, and Victoria, 5, died in their home in Tulsa of “multiple sharp force injuries,” an Oklahoma State