(WJBK) - A person of interest in the missing Danielle Stislicki case chose not to accept a plea deal Friday in a separate cause that would've sent him to prison for over a dozen years.
Floyd Galloway, 30, rejected a deal that would've meant 15-35 years if he pleaded guilty to assault with intent to commit criminal sexual conduct (penetration), kidnapping, and assault by strangulation. In exchange, prosecution would have dropped assault with intent to murder.
Now the case is heading to trial.
Galloway is accused of attacking a 28-year-old female jogger on September 4, 2016 in Hines Park. She told police a man grabbed her, and strangled her as he dragged her down an embankment. Able to fight him off, she called police.
He would have also be subject to a lifetime sex offender registration on the assault with intent to commit CSC count.
"Should we go to trial, should we be successful we will be filing a sentence memorandum ... to ask the court to exceptionally exceed those guidelines in sentencing Mr. Galloway," prosecution said.
They added they have between 40 to 45 endorsed witnesses, and anticipate the trial to last about three weeks.
Galloway is also a person if interest in the disappearance of Danielle Stislicki, who went missing December 2, 2016. It was reported the 28-year-old woman was last seen with Galloway, a security guard at her job in Southfield.
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