Huntington man sentenced for fatal New Year’s Day stabbing

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HUNTINGTON, Ind. (WANE) — A Huntington man has been sentenced after being found guilty of voluntary manslaughter in connection with a fatal stabbing that occurred on New Year’s Day in 2018.

On Tuesday, Ryan Richison, 28, was sentenced to 21 years in prison. He was found guilty of voluntary manslaughter, a level 2 felony; residential entry, a level 6 felony; and criminal mischief, a misdemeanor.

As WANE 15 previously reported, Kyle Randall, 29, was stabbed and killed while trying to defend a woman at a house party on New Year’s Day. Police and medics were called to the Huntington residence around 5 a.m., where authorities found Randall’s body.

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