- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 21, 2016

VINTON, Iowa (AP) - A Benton County jury has found David Miller guilty of a lesser offense in the death of his girlfriend, whose body was found beside a stolen truck in Miller’s driveway last year.

Miller was convicted Wednesday of voluntary manslaughter in the Oct. 25 death of 25-year-old Sabrina Janish, of Shellsburg. Prosecutors had sought a first-degree murder conviction.

Miller was also convicted of two counts second-degree theft. He will be sentenced at a later date.

Officers found Janish’s body next to a stolen truck at Miller’s mobile home north of Shellsburg. An autopsy showed she had been stabbed several times and strangled

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