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Man Sentenced to 30 Years for Fatal Gas Station Stabbing

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): A Fort Wayne man who pleaded guilty to stabbing another man to death at a gas station last May, has been sentenced to 30 years in jail.


According to our partners in news at 21 Alive, 56-year-old David Cocklin, was in court Friday for sentencing after pleading guilty to voluntary manslaughter last month.


Police say Cocklin stabbed 30-year-old Raynell White outside the Clark Station at Wayne Trace and Drexel Avenue on May 1st.


Reports say the two had an argument and that's when Cocklin pulled out a knife. White was sent to the hospital, where he later died.

 

 

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