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January 12, 2012
Man gets 12 years in stabbing death of co-worker in Elk Grove

A man who pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter in the stabbing death of a co-worker in Elk Grove was sentenced Wednesday to 12 years in state prison.

Patrick S. Koenig, now 27, entered his plea Dec. 8 to the Sept. 14, 2009, killing of Eric Williams Lange, 27, of Vacaville. The stabbing took place at the Extended Stay Hotel on Longport Drive where the two men were both employed.

Sacramento Superior Court Judge Lawrence G. Brown imposed the term on Koenig.

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