Man gets 25-year sentence in shooting death of ex-NFL player




  • In US
  • 2017-04-20 20:35:45Z
  • By Reuters
Cardell Hayes is seen in a booking photo released by the New Orleans Police Department
Cardell Hayes is seen in a booking photo released by the New Orleans Police Department  

NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Cardell Hayes, the 29-year-old tow truck driver convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death of retired NFL player Will Smith last April, was sentenced to 25 years in prison, a Louisiana judge ruled on Thursday.

Smith was killed following a vehicle collision last April in New Orleans.


(Reporting by Helen Freund in New Orleans; Editing by Chris Reese)

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