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Man Convicted for Brutal Triple Murder of His Ex and Her Grandparents!

A Texas man has been sent to prison for the grisly triple murder of his ex-girlfriend and her elderly grandparents!

The brutal killer has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for the capital murder of his ex-girlfriend and her grandparents in July 2020. 

According to court records, the young man, Brendan Jenkins, 23, was found guilty of Capital Murder and received a sentence of life without parole on Aug 26, in connection to the murders of his ex-girlfriend, Ashlyn Smith, 18, and her grandparents, Earl Stephens III, 63, and Patricia Stephens, 62.

The range of punishment for Capital Murder is life in prison without parole or the death penalty. 

Jenkins was found guilty of entering the home of his ex-girlfriend off Hwy 2921 in DeLeon in July 2020 and brutally shooting her to death along with her grandparents.

He apparently gunned the trio down while they slept. Earl and Ashlyn were found dead inside the home, and Patricia later died at the hospital.

Jenkins was arrested soon after the murders and admitted to authorities that he had committed the crime.