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Fort Polk man sentenced to 30 years in prison for second degree murder, attempted murder

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LAKE CHARLES, La. (KALB News Channel 5) – A Fort Polk man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for second degree murder, and 20 years in prison for attempted second degree murder.

Marcus Patterson Carey, 28, of Canton, Ohio, was sentenced on October 8, 2013 by U.S. District Judge Patricia Minaldi.  He was also ordered to serve five years of supervised release. Carey pleaded guilty on June 12, 2013.

Carey admitted that on June 19, 2010, he killed a Fort Polk soldier by striking him with a hammer and stabbing him multiple times. He also admitted to attempting to kill a former soldier by striking that person with a hammer and stabbing that person multiple times as well, according to a release from United States attorney Stephanie A. Finley's office.

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