Man sentenced to ‘Hard 50’ in triple stabbing

Hassan Wright (KSN File Photo)
Hassan Wright (KSN File Photo)

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – The man charged with stabbing his niece and her two children and killing one back in November has been sentenced to the ‘Hard 50’.

Hassan Wright pleaded no contest to 17 counts including first-degree murder and aggravated kidnapping. He was sentenced Friday in Sedgwick County Court.

Six-year-old Laniya Mitchell was stabbed to death. Her mother and sister were also stabbed, and the victims were found at two separate locations. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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