Man sentenced to 20 years for manslaughter with a deadly weapon

Dakota Lavanway, 21, was sentenced to 20 years in prison for beating and stabbing a man during a fight. (WJHG/WECP)

MOSSY POND, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Judge Shonna Gay sentenced Dakota Lavanway, 21, to 20 years in prison for manslaughter with a deadly weapon.

On January 17, 2019, Lavanway beat and stabbed Gerald Becker, 62, of New Hampshire during a fight.

Becker later died at the hospital.

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