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Man Sentenced Again in Fatal Stabbing

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A Rochester man convicted twice of fatally stabbing his girlfriend in 2006, was sentenced again Wednesday morning.

Judge Frank Geraci sentenced Donyell McKenzie, 41, to 25 years-to-life in state prison. Prosecutors say McKenzie stabbed Tyffany Porter, 23, 47 times in front of her 7-year-old daughter on Rosewood Terrace.

In court Wednesday McKenzie delivered a rambling speech saying he doesn't remember all of the things he did.

Geraci called McKenzie a dangerous person who should be kept out of the community forever.

McKenzie was originally convicted of killing Porter back in 2007, but that verdict was overturned on a technicality.

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