Gaston Man Sentenced to 19 Years in Prison For Killing Brother

GASTONIA, N.C. — Police say a man in Gaston County has been sentenced to 19 years in prison for murdering his brother. The brothers were fighing outside of their mother’s house more than two years ago.

Prosecuters said David Scott Ramsey, a 49-year-old man, was sentenced on Wednsday in Gaston County Superior Court.

The victim was his brother, Michael Kevin Ramsey, who was killed the night of April 6, 2012.

Prosecutors said their mother, Brenda Ramsey, a former Gaston County police officer, testified that her sons were drinking before the fight started.