Bridgeport landlord James Cunningham sentenced to 60 years for 2012 murder of Daniel Speller

A Bridgeport landlord has been sentenced for killing his tenant in a dispute over money. James Cunningham was sentenced to 60 years in prison for

James Cunningham was sentenced to 60 years in prison.

James Cunningham was sentenced to 60 years in prison. (2/18/14)

BRIDGEPORT - A Bridgeport landlord has been sentenced for killing his tenant in a dispute over money.

James Cunningham was sentenced to 60 years in prison for shooting and killing Daniel Speller in 2012.

Speller's body was found in a cooler on the back of Cunningham's SUV.

Cunningham told the court he shot and killed Speller in self-defense.

For the complete sentencing, watch the clip to the left or click News 12 Extra on Optimum TV channel 612. 

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