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Randy Jennings sentenced in uptown Beckley stabbing case

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Randy Jennings sentenced in Beckley, WV on Friday, Feb. 14 for unlawful wounding. Randy Jennings sentenced in Beckley, WV on Friday, Feb. 14 for unlawful wounding.

A 2012 stabbing case in uptown Beckley comes to a close on Friday, Feb. 14.

Randy Jennings, 30, was sentenced for unlawful wounding in front of Judge Robert Burnside at 9:30 a.m.  Jennings stabbed Jamie Clay near McBee's Irish Pub on Monday, Sept. 17, 2012.  Police tracked down Jennings about 30 minutes after the stabbing happened. 

Jennings was indicted for attempted murder by the Grand Jury in May of 2013. However head pleaded guilty to an unlawful wounding charge.  Judge Burnside sentenced Jennings to 1 to 5 years in the penitentiary for the charge. 

Jennings is getting credit for time he has already served and is eligible for parole.  Judge Burnside said it was up to the parole board to decide whether Jennings should be allowed to go free.  That means Jennings will have to report to the penitentiary.