A 26-year-old man was sentenced this afternoon to 27 years, four months in prison for murdering a man who was tortured on videotape before being killed.
Michael Crosman pleaded guilty earlier this month to one count of first-degree murder in the July 2010 death of Albert Keith Roberts, 50, who died in a Lakewood apartment.
Prosecutors contended Crosman helped kidnap and torture Roberts before killing him by crushing his skull with a weight-lifting plate. Evidence against Crosman included a videotape that showed someone shoving a screwdriver into Roberts’ neck.
The victim’s body was discovered later near Harts Lake in East …