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Teen sentenced to 100 years for violent attack in December 2012

ST. JOSEPH, Ind. -- The teen accused of attacking a 56-year-old woman in her home was sentenced to 100 years in prison Tuesday.


As part of a plea agreement, 17-year-old Cameron Lewis pleaded guilty to criminal deviate conduct and robbery. An attempted murder charge was dropped as part of the plea agreement.


Lewis was sentenced to 50 years for the criminal deviate conduct charge and 50 years for the robbery charge.


Lewis was accused of attacking the victim inside her home on Wilber Street on December 19, 2012 and was charged the following day.


The victim told police someone rang the doorbell and then forced their way into her home. She was then stabbed.


She survived the attack.

 

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