Chase Chandler

Chase Chandler

Chase Chandler, 24, of Peck, was sentenced to 15 years in the state penitentiary by 2nd District Judge John Judge at the Idaho County Courthouse in Grangeville last week. Chandler pleaded guilty in May to a reduced felony charge of voluntary manslaughter in connection with the Sept. 26, 2021 death of Wayne M. Hodges, 24, of Orofino.

Chandler had been originally charged with second-degree murder. According to court records Chandler was accused of striking Hodges in the head with a blunt instrument or club, sufficient enough to cause cranial fractures and death.

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