Man sentenced to 70 years for 2015 stabbing in Mishawaka


Posted on: September 9th, 2017 by [email protected] No Comments

32 year old Stephen Byrd, appeared before a St. Joseph County (Indiana) Superior Court Judge and was sentenced to 70 years in the Indiana Department of Correction for a 2015 Attempted Murder and Burglary. Stephen Byrd was sentenced to 35 years for Count I, Attempted Murder, a Level 1 Felony, in the September 17, 2015, stabbing of Kenya Belcher in the 500 block of Grand Blvd, Mishawaka. He was also sentenced to 35 years for Count II, Burglary with Serious Bodily Injury, a Level 1 Felony. This sentence is also consecutive to Mr. Byrd’s 3 year sentence for Battery with a Deadly Weapon, a Level 5 Felony. This Battery was committed prior to the stabbing, and he was released on bond for this offense at the time of the stabbing.



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