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Murder suspect sentenced to 40-65 years in prison

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CLARE COUNTY, MI (WNEM) -

A man has been sentenced to 40 to 65 years in prison for a 2015 murder.

Scot Pouillon, 44, of Owosso plead guilty, but mentally ill, after his mother was found dead and his father severely injured. He plead guilty to second degree murder and assault with intent to murder in the March 15, 2015 attack.

Police said Clare County Central Dispatch received a call of a male assaulting the caller and damaging a residence at the Greenwood Township home.

When police arrived to the scene they discovered 64-year-old Cheryl Pouillon's body. They also discovered Donald Pouillon, 65, was severely injured from knife wounds, police said.

The victims were husband and wife and are both from Harrison.

The police received information about the suspect and the vehicle that was involved in the incident. The vehicle was located on US-127 in Isabella County, police said and Scott Pouillon was taken into custody.

Scott Pouillon was sentenced to 40 to 65 years in prison for assault with intent to murder and 40 to 65 years for second degree murder. The sentences are to run concurrently.

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