Mandan Man Sentenced For Killing Friend, Arson

A Mandan man accused of killing a friend and setting a mobile home on fire has been sentenced.

Fifty-four–year–old Rodney Friesz has been sentenced to serve 15 years in prison.

Friesz was accused of shooting 62–year–old Gene Jassmann after the two had an argument then torching the home that belonged to Freisz’s brother.

Friesz was initially charged with murder, but was convicted of a lesser charge of manslaughter.