An Erie man who pleaded no contest to third-degree murder will spend at least the next 30 years behind bars.

Justin Glover, 27, was sentenced Wednesday morning to serve 30 to 60 years in prison.

Glover broke into his neighbor's upstairs apartment near E. 27 and Holland on June 2, 2017 where he assaulted, bound and strangled Anita Jones, 26, according to police.

Officers were called to the home and found Jones lying face down on the living room floor. Her hands were bound behind her back with a cord that appeared to be cut from electrical equipment in the apartment, according to the criminal complaint. A similar cord was wrapped around her neck several times, detectives said.

Jones died a day later at the hospital from ligature strangulation, according to the coroner.