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Md. man sentenced for stabbing father-in-law

Monday - 4/9/2012, 10:00pm  ET

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) - A man who admitted stabbing his father-in-law has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.

Twenty-three-year-old Joshua Bassford was sentenced Monday. He pleaded guilty to assault in January in the stabbing of Frederick Wiebel Jr.

The Herald Mail of Hagerstown ( reports prosecutors said Bassford stabbed Wiebel on Aug. 24 after Bassford wiped out Wiebel's computer records. During the argument that followed, Bassfordgot a knife and stabbed Wiebel in the chest.


Information from: The Herald-Mail of Hagerstown, Md.,

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