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Posted: Monday, 28 July 2014 8:46PM

Kansas Inmate Sentenced for Attacking Prosecutor

HUTCHINSON, Kan.  -  A Kansas inmate has been sentenced to more than 21 years in prison for attacking a county prosecutor in a Reno County courtroom.
The sentence imposed Monday on Michael Sherman, of Hutchinson, will run consecutive to the nearly 14 years he is already serving for molesting a 4-month-old baby.
Sherman apologized in court to Reno County District Attorney Keith Schroeder for the July 2013 assault but indicated he'll appeal the sentence and his conviction for attempted first-degree murder.
The attack occurred as Sherman was being sentenced for aggravated criminal sodomy. Sherman leaped from his chair and put Schroeder in a headlock before others in the courtroom pulled him away.
Sherman testified last month that he wanted to "go after" Schroeder but did not intend to kill him.

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Locations : HutchinsonKansasReno County
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07/28/2014 8:48PM
Kansas Inmate Sentenced for Attacking Prosecutor
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