Woman Sentenced for Attacking Parents With Hatchet

Posted at 4:29 PM, Mar 03, 2014
and last updated 2014-03-03 16:30:11-05

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (March 3, 2014)– The 28-year-old Wyoming woman who attacked her mother and stepfather with a hatchet last March was sentenced Monday in Grand Rapids Circuit Court.

Amber Wilson will spend between 15 and 45 years behind bars, according to court officials.  She was found guilty in February of two charges of assault with intent to murder and two counts of felonious assault with a dangerous weapon.

Wilson attacked her mother while she slept March 7, 2013.  When her stepfather attempted to intervene he was also injured.