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RECAP: Austin Stryker’s trial ends with his conviction on all counts relating to Hannah Bender’s 2019 murder
Stryker Handcuffs
A Dawson County sheriff’s deputy places handcuffs on Austin Todd Stryker, center right, who was just convicted on murder charges. Overall, Stryker was found guilty on all 24 charges related to Hannah Bender’s 2019 murder. - photo by Julia Hansen
After a case full of twists and turns and five-and-a-half hours of deliberation, a Dawson County jury convicted Austin Todd Stryker, 24, of murdering 21-year-old Hannah Bender in 2019 by shooting and stabbing her. Stryker was convicted on all 24 counts relating to Bender’s murder.