PASCO, Wash. -

A 29-year-old man who stabbed a roommate to death at a Pasco home for the mentally ill was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole.

The second-degree murder conviction for Joseph W. Hart was his third strike.

The Tri-City Herald reports he killed 53-year-old Rodger Lincoln last March at a home owned by Lourdes Health Network for housing people with mental illness.