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Joshua Johnson sentenced for brutal killing of his father

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SHAWANO, WI (WTAQ) - A 21-year-old Shawano County man could spend the rest of his life in a mental institution, after he was sentenced Thursday for brutally killing his father.

Authorities are still working out the details of Joshua Johnson’s placement. As part of the sentence, Johnson can have his case reviewed every six months – and if it’s found that he’s no longer a danger to himself or society, he could be released.

Prosecutors said Johnson repeatedly shot, beat, and stabbed his 53-year-old father Donald Johnson in late February.

The younger Johnson struck a plea deal in late October, in which he pleaded guilty to a homicide charge but was found not guilty due to his mental disease.

Doctors said the younger Johnson suffers from paranoid schizophrenia. 

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