Christian Hillman Teen Killer Road Rage Murder

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Christian Hillman was an eighteen year old from Michigan who would beat a man to death following a road rage incident. According to court documents Christian Hillman was being followed by the victim who was flashing his lights and laying on his horn. Christian Hillman would pull into a parking lot where he was followed by the victim. This teen killer would attack the victim and leave him with such severe injuries he would die weeks later in the hospital. Christian Hillman would be arrested, convicted and sentenced to 100 years in prison

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Christian Hillman
Christian Hillman Teen Killer Road Rage Murder

MDOC Number:390305

SID Number:5108885J

Name:CHRISTIAN WILLIAM HILLMAN

Racial Identification:White

Gender:Male

Hair:Brown

Eyes:Brown

Height:6′ 2″

Weight:210 lbs

.Date of Birth:03/03/1998  (23)

Current Status: Prisoner

Earliest Release Date: 04/29/2039

Assigned Location: Gus Harrison Correctional Facility

Maximum Discharge Date:10/29/2116

Security Level:IV

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 A Michigan teen was sentenced to up to 100 years in prison after beating a 64-year-old retiree to death in a church parking lot in what was called a road rage incident.

The defense team of Christian Hillman, 19, of the Grand Rapids suburb of Ada, Mich., called the Sept. 29 incident a tragedy Monday but said the teen was assaulted. Hillman’s sentence: 22½ to 100 years on a charge of second-degree murder.

“I think just because someone gets angry in a road-rage incident, it doesn’t justify assaulting and killing a man,” said Blair Lachman, Kent County assistant prosecutor. He argued that a lesser charge of involuntary manslaughter was inappropriate because of eyewitness accounts that Hillman kicked William “Andy” McFarlan of Caledonia, Mich., several times after the man collapsed beside his pickup truck.

“I think if they came back with manslaughter, the excuse for people would be we can handle these situations violently,” Lachman said. “It shouldn’t be that message.”

McFarlan died nearly five weeks after the beating. He suffered several fractured ribs, broken facial bones and a fractured skull.

Emergency room doctors gave the General Motors retiree little chance of survival.

Hillman initially was charged with assault with intent to commit great bodily harm less than murder, a 10-year felony. The charge was upgraded after McFarlan’s death Oct. 31.

The then-18-year-old was riding a dirt bike after sunset, according to testimony. McFarlan was returning from a fishing trip. 

McFarlan’s pickup was traveling behind Hillman, and the driver began flashing his bright lights and sounding the horn.

Hillman pulled into a church parking lot in Alto, Mich. McFarlan followed, defense lawyer Michael Bartish said.

“Whatever happened, Mr. McFarlan is following Christian into that parking lot,” Bartish told jurors in closing arguments last week. “There is no reason for that vehicle to have followed him into that parking lot unless the intent was for a fight.”

Hillman previously said he defended himself when McFarlan grabbed his neck.

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2017/07/25/teen-road-rage-killing/509220001/

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Christian Hillman is currently incarcerated at the Harrison Correctional Facility

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Christian Hillman maximum release date is 2116 however he is eligible for parole in 2039

  1. Christian Hillman Now

    Christian Hillman is currently incarcerated at the Harrison Correctional Facility

  2. Christian Hillman Release Date

    Christian Hillman maximum release date is 2116 however he is eligible for parole in 2039