Batavia man sentenced for killing man in a fight last year


BATAVIA, N.Y. (WIVB)–A Batavia man could spend the rest of his life behind bars for killing a man in a fight.

A Genesee County judge sentenced Richard Hanes to 25-years to life for murder.

Hanes killed Raymond Lee Morgan in July 2018, during a fight on Liberty Street.

The victim’s children were at this morning’s sentencing.

The judge handed down the maximum allowed for second-degree murder in New York State.

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