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Marion County man sentenced to life
+15 years for murder of young man
From the August 21, 2013 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
Jason Slaughter was sentenced to life plus 15 years in prison after being convicted of murder last week by a jury in Marion County Superior Court. He was the second person to receive a life sentence for the murder of young Michael Haegele.
The first conviction was of Donna Marie Slaughter, Jason Slaughters wife, who was convicted of the same murder last November. She had confessed to shooting the 21-year-old in the head, but her husband was the beneficiary of his $500,000 life insurance policy, which he hoped to collect after the murder.
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