Jacksonville woman sentenced to life in killing of boyfriend

Casie White sentenced in death of Benjamin Craft

Booking photo of Casie White.
Booking photo of Casie White.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – A 35-year-old Jacksonville woman was sentenced to life in prison Friday for the murder of her 52-year-old boyfriend, state attorneys said.

In September 2013, officers with the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office found Benjamin Craft dead inside of a Barth Road home, authorities said.

The investigation revealed that Casie White and Craft, who were in a relationship at the time, got into an argument.

State attorneys said during the argument, White struck the victim in the head repeatedly with a vase, killing him.

White was convicted in February of second-degree murder with a weapon.