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Man convicted in Indiana University student's slaying

Man convicted in Indiana University student's slaying

A jury found a man guilty of murder Wednesday in the beating death of an Indiana University student two weeks before she was due to graduate.

About five hours after beginning deliberations, the jury returned the verdict against Daniel Messel of Bloomington in the April 2015 slaying of 22-year-old Hannah Wilson of Fishers, an Indianapolis suburb.

Messel stared at the jurors, then looked down as the judge polled the jury. The eight women and four men each responded that he or she had voted "guilty."

The jury also convicted Messel, a 51-year-old print shop employee, of being a habitual criminal, which could add six to 20 years to his possible 45- to 65-year...

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