MURDER CONVICTION: Hawkinson Gets Two Life Sentences

Ronald Hawkinson

A Winterset man will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing two people last year.

Ronald Hawkinson received two life sentences for the murders of Sam Hidic and Robert Smoot, Tuesday.

The men were shot to death at Seibert Trucking in Des Moines in May of 2012.

Hawkinson was convicted in a bench trial.