Follow CBSMIAMI.COM: Facebook | Twitter

MIAMI (CBSMiami/AP) – As part of a deal with Miami-Dade prosecutors, a Miami man has been sentenced to 15 years for the beating death of his boyfriend.

READ MORE: Officials: Man On American Airlines Flight From Guatemala Hitched Ride To Miami Inside Plane's Landing Gear

On Thursday, Andrew Cummings, 37, pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

READ MORE: Assisted Living Facility In Lauderhill May Lose License After Woman Dies

With credit for time served, he faces about four more years of prison.

Prosecutors say Cummings fatally beat Arsenio Lopez at a Miami condo in January 2006.

MORE NEWS: Boca Raton Man Faces Charges In Fatal Crash That Killed Homestead Mom, Daughter On Thanksgiving Eve

(TM and © Copyright 2015 CBS Radio Inc. and its relevant subsidiaries. CBS RADIO and EYE Logo TM and Copyright 2015 CBS Broadcasting Inc. Used under license. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed. The Associated Press contributed to this report.)