Vang receives life for killing Wis. hunters

Updated: November 10, 2005, 12:50 PM ET
By Robert Imrie | Associated Press — Nov. 9, 2005

HAYWARD, Wis. — A Hmong immigrant convicted of murdering six deer hunters and attempting to kill two others after a trespassing dispute was sentenced to life in prison Tuesday with no chance for parole.

Judge Norman Yackel ordered Chai Soua Vang, 37, to serve six life prison terms, one after the other, guaranteeing he would never be freed from prison. Wisconsin does not have a death penalty.

Yackel described Vang as a "time bomb ready to go off" at the slightest provocation.

"These ...

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