Prison: 15 years

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By 106.3 WORD

23 year old Lennell Dyches II has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in the stabbing death of a man at Westgate Mall last May.  Spartanburg Solicitors Office spokesman Barry Barnette said Dyches pleaded guilty to assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature and carjacking with great bodily injury.  Circuit Judge Grace Knie issued a 30 year prison sentence that was suspended to 15 years of service and five years probation.  According to the Solicitors Office, Dyches has a prior criminal record which includes convictions for strong-arm robbery, second degree burglary, malicious injury to personal property, and third degree assault and battery.