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Madison man gets 18 years prison after plea deal in stabbing death

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A gavel sits in the Luke Air Force Base courtroom By U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Grace Lee [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
A gavel sits in the Luke Air Force Base courtroom By U.S. Air Force photo/Airman 1st Class Grace Lee [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

MADISON, WI (WTAQ) - A Madison man will spend 18 years in prison for stabbing another man to death last year.

28-year-old Bernard Brown Jr. avoided a possible life sentence by striking a plea deal that convicted him of second-degree intentional homicide and reckless endangerment.

A Dane County judge also ordered Brown to spend 15 years under extended supervision when he leaves prison.

Prosecutors said the murder victim – 23-year-old Clifton Jones Jr. – was involved in a fight at a Madison gas station, and was getting into a car when Brown stabbed him in the heart.

It happened in late March of last year. Authorities said Brown also stabbed a woman in the arm during the fight. 

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