WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (CBSMiami/AP) — One of the men involved in the 2009 killing of a South Florida millionaire has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

Joel Gonzalez was sentenced Thursday for the fatally beatings of Ben Novack Jr. at a Westchester County hotel room and Novack’s mother, Bernice Novack, at her Fort Lauderdale home.

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Ben Novack’s father built the Fontainebleau hotel in Miami Beach.

Gonzalez was a key cooperating witness for the prosecution.

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He testified against Novack’s widow, Narcy, and her brother, Cristobal Veliz. The siblings were convicted of arranging the beating deaths.

They are serving life in prison.

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