Man convicted of manslaughter in New Town stabbing
BISMARCK -- Jurors in Bismarck have convicted a man of manslaughter for the stabbing death of another man on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation.
The federal jury acquitted Waylon Hicks of the more serious offense of second-degree murder.
Hicks acknowledges killing Jeremiah Sage, of Halliday, in July 2012 at the New Town Marina but says it was self-defense.
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