Midland Man Sentenced for Brutal Murder, Stabbing

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - A Midland man will spend 20 years in prison for a brutal murder and stabbing.

That's the sentence for 21-year-old Stephen Whitworth.

A jury convicted him of murder and aggravated assault on Friday.

Whitworth and his alleged accomplice, Paul Lee, were accused of killing Christopher Easley and stabbing his girlfriend and leaving her for dead.

She survived.

Lee is expected to go to trial on April second.