BRONX, N.Y. - The teen convicted of stabbing a classmate to death was sentenced Tuesday to 14 years behind bars.
A judge found Abel Cedeno guilty of manslaughter, assault, and criminal weapons possession at his bench trial in July.
He was facing up to 25 years.
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Cedeno attacked 15-year-old Matthew McCree and another student two years ago at the Urban Assembly School for Wildlife Conservation.
Cedeno's lawyers say he was acting in self defense after years of bullying.
A civil case from the victims' families is seeking $25 million in damages from the Education Department.