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45-year sentence given for 2020 attack on gay Louisiana man

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A Louisiana man has been sentenced to 45 years in prison for the kidnapping and grisly knife attack on a teen in 2020. The attack was part of what federal authorities say was a scheme to kidnap and murder gay men. Chance Seneca pleaded guilty to a federal kidnapping charge in September. Seneca was 19 when he handcuffed, choked, stabbed and slit the wrists of an 18-year-old victim he met on Grindr. The victim survived the June 2020 attack. He was found by authorities after Seneca called 911 and waited for police.

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