Man sentenced to 15-30 years in attempted murder of wife, toddler

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A West Oak Lane man, convicted of trying to kill his wife and toddler, will spend the next decade or more in prison.

A West Oak Lane man, convicted of trying to kill his wife and toddler, will spend the next decade or more in prison.

A judge sentenced Stephen Burton to 15 to 30 years behind bars Wednesday, followed by 10 years' probation.

Burton stabbed his wife, Denecia Berian, and their 21-month-old daughter, at their Dallas Street home back in 2015.

Both were critically injured, but survived the attack.

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