Mandan man who pleaded guilty to attempted murder has been sentenced

MANDAN, N.D. - A judge sentenced a Mandan man who pleaded guilty to stabbing three people in September.

Thirty four-year-old Cortez Lyons is charged with stabbing a 16-year-old, 48-year-old woman and a 20-year-old man.

Police say the woman received 16 puncture wounds and had her right index finger nearly severed off.

In December, Lyons pleaded guilty to two counts of attempted murder, two counts of aggravated assault, simple assault and terrorizing.

The court docket says he was sentenced to 15 years in prison with 10 years of supervised probation.