VANCOUVER, Wash. -- A man who attacked his girlfriend and best friend with a hammer when he found them in bed together will spend 46 years behind bars.

Marcus Morrison of Battle Ground was convicted in Vancouver of attempted murder.

Prosecutors say Morrison, 31,beat them both in their heads with a hammer when he found them sleeping last November at his friend's Vancouver home.

The defense lawyer said Morrison acted in passion and didn't intend to kill.

Background: Man faces attempted murder in hammer attack

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