HUNTINGTON, Ind. (WANE) — A Huntington man has been found guilty of voluntary manslaughter in connection with a fatal stabbing that occurred on New Year’s Day in 2018.
On Friday, Ryan Richison, 28, was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter, a level 2 felony; residential entry, a level 6 felony; and criminal mischief, a misdemeanor.
Kyle Randall, 29, was stabbed and killed while trying to defend a woman at a house party on New Year’s Day, his father told WANE 15 a few days later. Police and medics were called to the Huntington residence around 5 a.m., where authorities found Randall’s body.
According to Indiana law, anyone who is found guilty of a level 2 felony faces between 10 and 30 years in prison.
Richison is scheduled to be sentenced on Sept. 17.