Man who stabbed two people at apartment sentenced to 50 years

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- The man accused of stabbing two people at the Laurel Woods Apartments in South Bend last August was sentenced to 50 years in prison, according to the St. Joseph County Prosecutor's Office.

Marvin Hill, 33, was originally charged with rape, two counts of attempted murder, criminal confinement and two counts of battery with a deadly weapon.

He was sentenced to 30 years for attempted murder, 15 years for criminal confinement, 5 years for battery by means of a deadly weapon and 5 years for battery. The sentences for the first three charges will run consecutively. The sentences for battery by means of a deadly weapon and battery will run concurrently.

As part of a plea agreement, the rape and one of the attempted murder charges were dismissed at sentencing.

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