Man sentenced to 300 years for killing 4

By The Associated Press

FORT WAYNE — A Fort Wayne man who pleaded guilty to four counts of murder in the deaths of four people including his unborn child was sentenced to 300 years in prison.

Marcus Dansby, who also pleaded guilty to one count of attempted murder and a sentencing enhancement for using a gun to commit the crimes, was sentenced Thursday in Allen County Court.

In the plea agreement, prosecutor agreed to dismiss the death penalty and not seek a sentence of life without parole for the 23-year-old Dansby.

Dansby pleaded guilty to the fatal September 2016 shootings and stabbings of 18-year-old Traeven Harris, 37-year-old Consuela Arrington, 18-year-old Dajahiona Arrington and the near-term fetus that the younger Arrington was carrying. A fourth person, 14-year-old Trinity Hairston, was shot and stabbed but survived.

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