Cass Lake man, infatuated with woman, receives 9 years for beating her husband with piece of wood
WALKER - A 25-year-old Cass Lake man was ordered Monday to serve nine years in prison for trying to kill the husband of a woman he was infatuated with.
John Ernest Lutgen received consecutive sentences on the charges - 90 months for third-degree attempted murder and 18 months for first-degree burglary - stemming from events last Dec. 23.
District Judge John P. Smith sentenced Lutgen during a court hearing in Walker. Lutgen pleaded guilty to both counts June 11.
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