Belcourt man sentenced for murder Thursday

BISMARCK -Daniel Greatwalker Jr., 24, Belcourt, was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Bismarck for second degree murder and a second charge of altering, destroying, or concealing a tangible object in a federal investigation. The incident took place in 2012.

Greatwalker will serve 40 years in federal prison and will remain supervised for five years following his release from prison. He will also pay a total of $6,260 in fees and restitution.

On Nov. 27, 2012, Greatwalker stabbed a victim to death, then got rid of the knife, washed his clothes and burned his shoes to get rid of evidence.