15 Years for Voluntary Manslaughter

A 15-year sentence was handed down this week in Laurens County General Sessions Court for a death in mid February 2010. 23-year-old Stacey Nicole Patton of Clinton Manor #6-C, Clinton, with a previous address on Riverfork Road, Waterloo, had pled to Voluntary Manslaughter for the offense 4 years and 5 months ago. Tuesday she was sentenced to 15 years. She was given credit for time served from February 13th to October 19th, 2010. Ms. Patton remained in the Johnson Detention Center this morning, pending transfer to the State Department of Corrections.