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Becker sentenced; insanity plea denied

Updated: April 14, 2010, 6:17 PM ET
Associated Press

ALLISON, Iowa -- After nearly 10 months of trying to forgive him, Ed Thomas' sons finally addressed Mark Becker directly on Wednesday, asking him to take responsibility for gunning down their father, a renowned high school football coach.

"Every day as you live in jail, I want you to reflect on what you stole from us," said Todd Thomas, his pregnant wife standing beside him, minutes before a judge sentenced Becker to life in prison.

It was a departure for Ed Thomas' sons to hold Becker ...

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