Judge Gives Teen Maximum 18 Month Sentence for Killing of 51-Year-Old Man in ‘Knockout’ Case

Sara Patterson, Syracuse, August 21, 2013

Onondaga County Family Court Judge Michael Hanuszczak today sentenced a 16-year-old to 18 months of confinement for the killing of a 51-year-old man.

The sentence was the maximum the judge could have handed down to the teen, who was recently found guilty of second-degree manslaughter in the beating death of Michael Daniels. The boy was 15 at the time of the incident and has maintained his innocence since his arrest at the end of May.

Michael Daniels

Michael Daniels

The judge, who is required by law to sentence a juvenile delinquent to the “least restrictive available alternative consistent with the child’s needs and best interests and the need to protect the community,” said he made his decision based on a variety of factors.

Those included a sentencing recommendation from the probation department, as well as a review of the boy’s school records, which showed a history of truancy and suspensions that involved threats and intimidation of his teachers, he said.

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The judge noted that the goal of Family Court is rehabilitation, not punishment, but said he would be “remiss” if he didn’t take into account the “viciousness” of the crime.

Daniels was standing alone on the corner of West Brighton Avenue and Cannon Street when he was approached by at least two teenagers and beaten to death. Several witnesses testified that around seven or eight teenagers were present during the incident, and that the beating happened after someone suggested the group play a street game called “knockout.”

A 13-year-old co-defendant in the case has pleaded guilty to second-degree assault and is expected to be sentenced next week.

“Mr. Daniels not only lost his life, but he was attacked without provocation,” Hanuszczak said. He said no testimony given at trial offered “a shred of insight or explanation” as to why Daniels was killed. He called the crime “senseless.”

“No one should have to fear being beaten to death as they are standing on a street corner minding their own business,” he concluded.

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  • Erasmus

    Michael Daniels: Another name to add to the list, along with Kristopher Kime, Christopher Lane, Ray Widstrand, Antonio Santiago, Channon Christian, Christopher Newson, Jonathon Foster, Fannie Gumbinger, Autumn Pasquale, Delbert Belton, etc., etc., etc….

    I will no longer let these leftist arsehats talk about St. Skittles unchallenged. I am sick to death about hearing about all the poor black boys killed, when it’s usually them doing the killing.

    Memorize the names, people, put them on a slip of paper in your wallet if you must, but, either way, it’s time to stop letting the message “oh-the-poor-black-youfs!” go unchallenged.

    • You should have a complete list somewhere. I like bringing up these names on other sites. I like planting those very first seeds of doubt into the minds of hypnotized white democrats.

      • joesolargenius

        Your doing the right thing by planting these seeds as they do grow albeit slowly , I drove a hundred miles round trip to speak with my Congressman at a Town hall meeting today but did not get to. I have had many disappointments while trying to solve problems in North Carolina but never stop trying and am subject to being called a racist bigot multiple times weekly just for telling the truth. Blacks get especially angry with me when I began explaining how obama care is the reason they have had their hours cut and can no longer get Health care through their employer. It is only a matter of time before I get jumped by a group of them for trying to educate someone about the horrors of democratic socialism. The unhappy part is that because I am trying to put some Doctors and Judges in Prison for criminal acts committed here I can not carry a gun as they are friends with the assistant attorney general overseeing their Agency and are looking for any excuse to put me away.The only investigation I was successful in starting is the one they are constantly doing on me .

      • Erasmus

        I like planting those very first seeds of doubt into the minds of hypnotized white democrats.

        I’m with you. These people’s names must not be forgotten.

        Emmett Till died over 50 years ago, yet you’d think he were Christ crucified they way people carry on about him. I’m no longer going to be silent. When they say “Emmett Till,” I have a litany of names to recite. Plainly, calmly, with no rancor or malice, just trying to prove that if Till’s death was such a scandal, why are the deaths of all these white people any less a scandal?

    • WhitePiney

      Just one more name I’d like to add,Albert Mariner.

      • Erasmus

        Thanks.

        It saddens me to think these were some mothers’ sons or daughters, and that they’ll be left heart-broken remembering until their dying days what happened to the children they loved.

    • Lagerstrom

      “No one should have to fear being beaten to death as they are standing
      on a street corner minding their own business,” he concluded.

      What a pearl of wisdom judge. As for this crime being ‘senseless’ I think all of us people here know how ‘senseless’ it really was. What’s this ‘child’ going to get up to when he’s an ‘adult’? He’ll be out in eighteen months tops.

  • sbuffalonative

    I searched a number stories today looking for any sign these kids were black. Generally, there’s a least one photo of the parents supporting their child. The press did everything they could to not give any indication they were black.

    After much searching, I found this surveillance photo:

    • negrolocaust

      that’s the teacher i think Pennsylvania about 6 months to a year ago. i could be wrong about the state

      • sbuffalonative

        Search google: Man’s death linked to “Knockout Game”

      • watling

        That still is from a clip featured in JT’s video on this site entitled “You Swine Happy Now?” dated February 5, 2013 (at 7:28) so the incident obviously predates that date.

    • FormerlyEdNY

      I remember when this happened and once again it was the same old cliché, “there is absolutely no evidence that this crime was racially motivated”. To add insult to injury, later reports from the MSM labeled the victim as “Native-American”. The MSM said that since the victim was not White it is evidence that it was not a hate crime. What a bunch of BS. It was just another random attack according to the MSM. I am really tired of all of these random attacks.

  • libertarian1234

    18 months for murder. Absolutely shameful.

    This is one of the “children” that the black talking heads refer to when they declare what they do isn’t so bad, because they’re “children.”

    Yes, “children” in danger of being wiped out by white vigilantes just for trying to beat people to death….and succeeding in many cases.

    • I received 41 months for something I wrote, and did 36 of it.

      • Triarius

        Well, you’re white. You have to be held to a hire standard and receive harsher sentences than blacks so the the justice system looks less rayciss.

        I wish what I wrote wasn’t true (except for you being white).

        • Well, I’m mostly white: 13/16 white and the rest Injun.

          • Lagerstrom

            White enough for us Mike.

        • FormerlyEdNY

          You wrote the truth. Whites are held to a higher standard for everything. School, employment, the criminal justice system, banking & finance, etc….

    • bigone4u

      The law can be changed to put “children” in prison for murder. The current law is just another example of liberalism gone insane.

      • Erasmus

        Children only in the way you can consider baby cobras children.

      • tickyul

        Better yet, 13 and up…..you do something dumb enough, you get your neck lengthened about 3 or 4 inches.

        • Sick of it

          Why 13 and up? Murder is murder.

          • tickyul

            Well, most of the world views people as young adults when they reach the age of 13. I think a young adult should be eligible for the DP. Under that…..life in prison with no parole for the most heinous crimes.

      • MBlanc46

        The juvenile justice system was set up about a century ago for white people. It’s probably quite appropriate to treat white juveniles differently to adults. The system breaks down, as does the entire justice system, when a biologically different population is brought into it. Instead of attacking the notion of juvenile courts, we need to attack a system in which the difference between whites and blacks is ignored.

  • bigone4u

    How many “senseless” murders and beatings with permanent injuries will it take before the legal system wakes up to the fact that blacks are born with the violence gene unchained. Separation of the races is the only answer, since blacks take to prison the way a duck takes to water. Prison is almost like a reward for them. I like that part in the Bible about an eye for an eye.

    • You still have too many white people blissfully unaware, and a GOP that won’t go after the white youth vote.
      We even have too many people who will vote for John McCain or Lindsey Graham just because they have an R by their names.

      • NordicHeritage

        You have to understand that the average voter has the IQ of a billy goat and the attention span of a two year old. That combination does not bode well for any republic.

    • Sick of it

      The legal system works for the criminals in power, not the average American.

    • Erasmus

      Saudi Arabia and China would know the correct way to deal with them.

  • Jenkem Huffington

    “Senseless”…. Yep. That describes just about everything related to blacks.

  • Here is your enemy, boys and girls. Judge Michael Hanuszczak.
    It looks like you people in Onondaga County have yourselves a judge to get rid of.

    • negrolocaust

      if he gave the MAX how is he the enemy? if he has to go by sentencing GUIDELINES its not his fault.

      • Sick of it

        He could have threatened imprisonment for the D.A. who brought such a low level charge or simply refused to hear the case for the same reason. These people are CRIMINALS and they control the whole system.

    • He and the “juveniles” should all be wearing white neckties.

  • Luca

    Is anyone aware of a black victim of Knockout King? Neither am I. It should therefore be classified as a Hate Crime and stronger sentences imposed.

    • Glickstein44

      Polar Bear Hunting is another term for it and it is not debatable that such a term is non-racial…Polar Bear Hunting-Knockout King—same thing….therefore should be prosecuted as a hate crime,but as you are aware not all racial groups are equal under the law,specially those who are painted by the MSM as being privileged,and we know the racial group that promotes such lies to incite brainless black apes into attacking & killing White women,children,and the elderly.

      • NordicHeritage

        It’s just plain old jungle savagery straight from sub Saharan africa. Not sure what it’s going to take to wake up most white folks to this crazy mess.

    • MBlanc46

      I would agree with that 100% if I didn’t find the whole notion of a hate crime execrable.

  • Tinfoil A22hat

    Can’t figger it out, yer honor? The reason is that the convicted is of the persuasion that rhymes with the second word in my first sentence.

  • Spartacus

    A year and a half for murder ? Someone has to kill that dark-skin the second it comes out of prison .

  • Fighting_Northern_Spirit

    The judge noted that the goal of Family Court is rehabilitation, not punishment
    .
    These perps should’ve been tried as adults, in criminal court. What’s next, Traffic court judges taking on serial killer trials, as long as the victims are White?

  • Did the prosecution try to certify the defendant as an adult? Did a judge reject it? This judge’s hands were tied by the law.

  • sbuffalonative

    This statement makes no sense to me:

    The judge, who is required by law to sentence a juvenile delinquent to the “least restrictive available alternative consistent with the child’s needs and best interests and the need to protect the community,” said he made his decision based on a variety of factors.

    Those included a sentencing recommendation from the probation department, as well as a review of the boy’s school records, which showed a history of truancy and suspensions that involved threats and intimidation of his teachers, he said.

    It sounds like the judge is giving him a lenient sentence BECAUSE of his past aggressive behavior.

    • MBlanc46

      The past behavior was a reason the judge imposed the maximum sentence. Eighteen months for intentionally and maliciously killing someone sounds almost like an insult to the victim, but apparently that’s NY law.

  • Bon, From the Land of Babble

    The judge, who is required by law to sentence a juvenile delinquent to the “least restrictive available alternative consistent with the child’s needs and best interests and the need to protect the community.”

    Protect the community? From this psychopathic murderer? 18 months is the max for murder? This beast will come out worse than ever with street cred for attacking Whites and another notch on his belt.

    They didn’t just beat him to death, they popped his eyeball out of its socket and laughed about it.

    This sociopath, who sought out a White to beat up, maim, injure and kill — and then laughed about it has no place in civilized society.

    Bon

    • ThomasER916

      Blacks always laugh at murder and crime. You can find evidence of this anywhere. Whether they’re in America or Africa it doesn’t matter. To the savage black the only crime is anything non-black.

      • IstvanIN

        Because they are soulless. I am convinced of that. Murder to them is no different than a house cat playing with a mouse. When the mouse finally dies the cats goes about its business no remorse. Same with them.

        • ShermanTMcCoy

          Sort of sad, in a way. Soulless creatures simply cease to exist after death, I’d prefer they be roasted for all eternity.

          • Lagerstrom

            Maybe they do roast Sherman. Let’s hope so.

        • FormerlyEdNY

          They are the Devil’s children!

    • itdoesnotmatter

      This is a case for Dexter.

  • bubo

    A white middle school kid died after he got beaten by blacks at school. I believe the punishment was a 5 day suspension. That’s the last I heard of it. Happened a few months ago so it is long buried I imagine.

    • IstvanIN

      One day. Victim: Bailey O’Neil.

      Like America’s Attorney General said: whites are not protected by civil rights laws.

      • I read the story about the late Bailey O’Neil.
        It’s sickening on many levels, including:

        > No mention of the (black) race of his attackers
        > This was no “schoolyard fight”
        > This was not “bullying”

        Getting beaten to death by blacks is a hate-crime.

        Even though I know in my heart the civil rights mafia would
        never intervene on behalf of a White child, it still fills me with rage.

        • IstvanIN

          Breaks my heart. Could be my grand-kid or my nieces or nephews. And the prosecutors do nothing.

      • Erasmus

        Thanks I will add that name to my list of white victims of black crimes.

  • DonReynolds

    Is that the going rate these days?
    If me and a male friend beat a 16 year old black kid to death on a street corner……for no reason, will l ONLY get 18 months in minimum security, so I can be “rehabilitated”??????? OR does it only work if the attackers are under 18 years of age? In which case, my white underaged boy (now 16) and one of his shitassed friends can find (and beat to death) a 51 year old black man….alone, minding his own business. Tell us judge. What is the new rate of exchange of prison time per murder?

  • DailyKenn

    Welcome to the new-America.

  • IstvanIN

    As I have said time and again we need to lower the age for capital punishment. Once you have declared yourself to be a soulless enemy of society you need to be put down.

  • Funruffian

    “Those included a sentencing recommendation from the probation department, as well as a review of the boy’s school records, which showed a history of truancy and suspensions that involved threats and intimidation of his teachers, he said.”
    Wow. You don’t say! A Black teenage murderer who had a history of disruptive and aggressive behavior in school toward teachers? Say it isn’t so.
    Imagine our that our tax dollars are not only shelled out to support virulent bantus hell bent on killing YT, but the proceeds are also given to these incompetent judges who are allowing these catch and release felons the chance to be rehabilitated. Rehabilitation?? When did that ever work on homicidal Blacks??
    This judge needs to be plopped in the middle of Port au Prince and completely stripped of his identity and communication devices to get a first hand glimpse of what it’s like to be fresh Negro prey.

  • LIBERTYSINCURSION

    No, no, there’s something fishy about this case. These kids were only 13 and 15 years old, and they were unarmed. We all know thanks to the Trayvon Martin case that any black person under the age of 18 and unarmed. Is absolutely incapable of causing any kind of real harm to someone and certainly not capable of causing anyone’s death.

    This must have been a heart attack or something. Maybe he should have taken better care of himself, you know, like exercised once in a while or eaten healthier foods. I mean this guy practically committed suicide, and to punish these little boys for his bad decisions is truly inexcusable. No Justice No Peace!

  • Nick A Siggers

    And the prosecution wanted to give Zimmerman 20 to 30 years…..

  • FormerlyEdNY

    There is a new bill in Congress to tax guns and ammunition out of existence. These proposed taxes are so high that most White people will no longer be able to afford it. The left is trying to disarm Whites through any and every avenue they can conceive.

    • Erasmus

      Baseball bats, large knives, golf clubs and croquet mallets will also work in a pinch. Cross bows and hunting bows are wonderful.
      In its attempt to destroy the nation, congress will destroy itself. Our own government is now at war with the American people. We see it. Others soon will as well.

    • ms_anthro

      We will make and load our own guns and ammo. I have several books on gunsmithing and hand-loading for just such an eventuality. They can be bought cheap used on Amazon. Stock up.

      • Mike Conrad

        I so totally want to live next door to you (SERIOUSLY!)

        • ms_anthro

          I also have books on making soap, candles, various kinds of alcohol (industrial and potable) and perfume, gathering edibles from the several regions I’ve lived around the US, butchering livestock and game, tanning, sewing and knitting, building, water collection and purification, canning and food preservation, you name it. There’s no reason for Whites, even urban Whites like myself, to not have small reference libraries for self-reliance and skilled trades. Books are cheap and endlessly useful.

          Howdy, neighbor. You don’t even need a library card. Help yourself (literally).

          • Mike Conrad

            Heh… books, we have 🙂

            Where I live now I have a natural well providing potable water. Makes it hard to think of selling. Something like that could come in handy one day.

  • FormerlyEdNY

    Sadly to say you are so right. I do not see anyway to stop it. I think our only option in the future will be White enclaves. This will be the only way to preserve our race.

  • WR_the_realist

    The message to black male Americans everywhere: Commit your murders before you are 18.

  • JohnEngelman

    The judge, who is required by law to sentence a juvenile delinquent to the “least restrictive available alternative consistent with the child’s needs and best interests and the need to protect the community,” said he made his decision based on a variety of factors.

    Those included a sentencing recommendation from the probation department, as well as a review of the boy’s school records, which showed a history of truancy and suspensions that involved threats and intimidation of his teachers, he said.

    {snip}

    The judge noted that the goal of Family Court is rehabilitation.

    – Sara Patterson, Syracuse, August 21, 2013

    Would someone tell me what there is there of value to rehabilitate.

  • Jack Burton

    Trayvon got away with it this time.