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Lang to be Sentenced June 27

The man convicted last week of first degree murder for killing Iowa State Patrol Sergeant Jim Smith during an April 2021 standoff is set to be sentenced on June 27.  Michael Lang will be sentenced in Grundy County at 1:30 p.m. and faces a mandatory life sentence without the possibility of parole for the first degree murder charge. Lang was also found guilty by a Hamilton County jury of attempt to commit murder, and assault on a peace officer in the pursuit, altercation, and standoff in Grundy Center.  Victim impact statements will be expected at the sentencing hearing.

Scott Fenzloff

Scott has been with Coloff Media since 1995, and on the air in the Cedar Valley since 1989. You can catch Scott 6-10AM Mon-Fri on Cruisin KCFI, along with news updates at noon and 5PM.

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