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Life in prison for Peter Hanson for murder of Green Bay man

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Peter Hanson (left) has been charged in connection with the 1998 death of Chad McLean (right).
Peter Hanson (left) has been charged in connection with the 1998 death of Chad McLean (right).

OCONTO, WI (WTAQ) - One of the men charged with the murder of a Green Bay man in 1998 has learned his fate.

In Oconto County Court Thursday, a judge sentenced Peter Hanson to life in prison without parole for the murder of 19-year-old Chad McLean. 

McLean disappeared from Abrams and his body was found in the Pensaukee River a month later.

New information last year in the cold case investigation led to the charges being filed against Hanson and Charles Mlados.

Mlados will stand trial in August.

(Additional reporting from FOX 11).

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