Man convicted of stabbing 74-year-old Mansfield woman sentenced to a minimum of 10 years in prison

Published: Jun. 23, 2022 at 9:45 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 23, 2022 at 1:50 PM EDT
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RICHLAND COUNTY, Ohio (WOIO) - The 19-year-old man convicted in the brutal attack of a 74-year-old woman during a home invasion was sentenced in Richland County Common Pleas Court Thursday.

Mansfield stabbing
Mansfield stabbing(Early morning stabbing)

Izzac Lawhorn pleaded guilty in May.

On Thursday, Judge Phillip Naumoff sentenced Lawhorn to a minimum of 10 years in prison, with the possibility of a maximum of 20 years behind bars.

Lawhorn will also have to register as a violent offender for 10 years.

According to Mansfield police, Lawhorn entered the victim’s apartment on Brookfield Drive on June 3, 2021 and stabbed her over 30 times.

The victim survived the attack.

Mansfield police and the U.S. Marshals arrested Lawhorn on June 12, 2021 at an apartment on E. Cook Road in Mansfield.

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