Former Tempe attorney sentenced for manslaughter

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By Jennifer Thomas By Jennifer Thomas

PHOENIX (AP) -- A former Tempe, Ariz., attorney and South Dakota prosecutor has been sentenced to prison in a fatal 2008 stabbing.  The Maricopa County Superior Court says 39-year-old Daniel Gukeisen was sentenced Monday to five years for manslaughter.

Gukeisen was found guilty of non-dangerous manslaughter for killing 22-year-old Arizona State University student Garrett Hohn in September 2008 after a heated argument.

Gukeisen was a state's attorney in Mitchell, S.D. and a deputy state's attorney in Deadwood before moving to Arizona where he was a bankruptcy lawyer.