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Jail inmate sentenced for attempted murder

James McKillop

A Tippecanoe County Jail inmate was sentenced Thursday after he was found guilty on seven charges including attempted murder after slicing another inmate's throat in September.

Posted: Dec 27, 2018 11:38 AM

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — A Tippecanoe County Jail inmate was sentenced Thursday after he was found guilty on seven charges including attempted murder after slicing another inmate's throat in September. 

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James McKillop was sentenced to 55 years at the Indiana Department of Corrections. He was found guilty of all charges at jury trial including Habitual Offender enhancement in November. 

KcKillop was convicted of Prisoner possessing deadly weapon (F4), Battery by Deadly Weapon (F5), Battery (AM), Obstruction of Justice (F6), Attempted Murder (F1), Prisoner possessing deadly weapon (F4), and Habitual Offender.

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