Owyhee man sentenced for second degree murder
Borden Bitt, 25, of Owyhee was sentenced to 180 months in prison this week for second degree murder within Indian Country.
Bitt is a member of the Shoshone Paiute tribes of Duck Valley.
He was arrested by a Bureau of Indian Affairs officer after they were called on a report of a fight. The victim was found face down on the floor. Bitt admitted to approaching the victim from behind and slitting his throat with a knife.
After serving the 180 months in federal prison, the judge ordered he serve an additional five years of supervised release.