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Trials and Arbitration

Hudson sentenced in death of West Point woman

Hudson sentenced in death of West Point woman

Michael Hudson was sentenced to life plus 15years in prison in connection to the death of a West Point woman in 2015.

According to a news release by the King William County Office of the Commonwealth Attorney, Hudson was sentenced March 14 for the aggravated malicious wounding, strangulation and abduction of West Point resident Alta Bell.

Hudson, 36, was convicted of the three charges on Dec. 8, 2017, by a jury after a three-day trial. King William Circuit Court Judge Elliott Bondurant ordered the jury’s recommendations of a life sentence for aggravated malicious wounding, a five year sentence for strangulation, and a 10 year sentence for abduction. The sentences are the...