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Harrisburg man sentenced to 15 years for deadly stabbing

Andrew Jeffrey McDonald (Source: Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office) Andrew Jeffrey McDonald (Source: Vanderburgh County Sheriff's Office)
HARRISBURG, IL (KFVS) -

A Harrisburg man was sentenced to 15 years behind bars after pleading guilty to second degree murder.

Andrew Jeffrey McDonald, 30, pleaded guilty to second degree murder in connection with a stabbing July 7, 2012 in Harrisburg.

Eddie Hardin, 31, was stabbed multiple times and died at the Harrisburg Medical Center.

McDonald admitted to stabbing Hardin, but argued it was in self-defense.

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