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TRANSIENT GETS 5-TO-LIFE IN OGDEN STABBING

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A transient wanted in Idaho for aggravated assault and in Tennessee for escape and forged check charges was sentenced Wednesday to serve from five years to life in prison for the stabbing death of another transient last summer under an Ogden viaduct.

Bill F. Marvin, 38, also known as Monte Johnson, was sentenced to prison by 2nd District Judge David Roth for the June 7 murder of Richard L. Francis, 30.Prosecutors said that Marvin and Francis were drinking together with other transients under the 21st Street viaduct when a fight broke out and the defendant stabbed the victim once in the chest.