A Helena man was sentenced this week to 80 years without parole for stabbing a man outside the Jester's Bar in 2017.
Andrew Pierce Lake was convicted in August of 2018 of attempted deliberate homicide but was found not guilty of one felony count of tampering with evidence in connection with the March 2017 stabbing.
On Wednesday, Lewis and Clark County District Judge Michael McMahon sentenced Lake to 80 years in the Montana State Prison for the act. Lake was also ordered to pay $76,854 in restitution for the victim's medical bills.
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Lake will be over 100-years-old when his sentence expires in 2099.
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