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The man who wore clown make-up and sheets gloves when sticking man to death in Colorado gets 42 years

Christian Gulzow was sentenced to 42 years in prison after he was found guilty of second-degree murder.

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A man who wore demonic white clown make-up and claw-like gloves when he stabbed a homeless man to death in the parking lot of a taco restaurant in Colorado in May of 2017 was sentenced Friday to 42 years in prison.

Christian Gulzow, 37, was sentenced in Denver district Court on a second degree murder conviction. He was found guilty by a jury in June.

The prosecutors said Gulzow, which has been identified as Christöf Gülzowprüzenstein, fatal, Brian Lucero, 29, in the parking lot of a Torchy’s taco’s on May 23, 2017. The two reportedly got into an argument at a nearby petrol station for the deadly attack. The authorities have said Gulzow followed Lucero, when he left the shop, and stabbed him in the neck.

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Gulzow was wearing white clown makeup with black stripes and a glove with 2 – to 3-inch blades on each finger, witnesses said.

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Gulzow was the lead singer of a heavy metal band and claimed that the founder and promoter of @ΨWorldMusicStudiosΨ and the gothic-metal band of The Paranormal, the Denver Post reported. He worked at a pizza restaurant, and had a son. His Instagram account that is included with several photos of him wearing a white make-up. Witnesses said that he could be seen riding in the city on his scooter wearing make-up and costumes.

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Lucero was pronounced dead at the scene. Gulzow was seen riding down a nearby street on a scooter, according to a probable cause statement obtained by FOX31. The 37-year-old was arrested later that morning was found with his clothing still covered in blood.

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When Gulzow was questioned by the police, he claimed Lucero threatened him to “get out of my alley,” which leads to a fight, which he might have accidentally stabbed him, that does not correspond with the statements of witnesses.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.

Kathleen Joyce is a breaking/trending news producer for FoxNews.com. You can follow her via @Kathleen_Joyce8 on Twitter.

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