Commerce City man sentenced for beating wife to death
COMMERCE CITY, Colo. -- A Commerce City man was sentenced to 48 years in prison for killing his wife. The District Attorney's Office for Adams and Broomfield counties said Derek Michael Johnston, 38, was sentenced Thursday. The Commerce City Police Department found Johnston's wife, Melissa Ehrmann, 38, badly beaten and unresponsive at the couple's home in the 14800 block of East 119th Avenue on Sept. 6.