A 26-year-old man was sentenced Monday to 25 years in prison for stabbing a St. Paul man to death late last year at a Minneapolis light-rail station.

Anthony Bowker, who was homeless at the time of the Dec. 6 attack, pleaded guilty Oct. 13 to second-degree murder in the death of Gerald Davis, 58, according to a news release from the Hennepin County attorney's office.

Davis was waiting for a train on the upper-level platform of the Lake Street station when Bowker attacked him, according to the charges, and died within hours at Hennepin County Medical Center. Bowker was arrested two days later at a Minneapolis homeless shelter.

Bowker declined to speak during Monday's hearing before Judge Nicole Engisch.

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