Newaygo County Prosecuting Attorney, Worth Stay, announced that Deion Moore Hanna, 25, of Fremont, was sentenced on May 15, 2023, for a March 2022 incident where the defendant lay in wait in a Fremont couple’s apartment and attacked them with a knife, causing life-threatening injuries.
Hanna was convicted by plea of two counts of Assault with Intent to Murder, in violation of MCL 750.83, and one count of Home Invasion- 1st Degree, in violation of MCL 750.110a(2). The defendant was sentenced to a prison term of 23.75 years to 60 years with the Michigan Department of Corrections. 23.75 years was the longest minimum sentence recommended by the sentencing guidelines, which control sentencing in Michigan.
Prosecutor Stay commented: “I would like to thank the City of Fremont Police Department for their thorough investigation and their rapid apprehension of this defendant. Thank you also to assisting agencies, the Michigan State Police and Newaygo County Sheriff’s Office.”
“I would especially like to recognize the two young adults who testified with courage and strength regarding these violent acts. I am hopeful that the sentence will provide them some closure and allow them to continue healing.”
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