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Man kills 6 family members in DWI crash, may only get 5 years in prison



WTF. This dude should hang.

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TH03
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re: Man kills 6 family members in DWI crash, may only get 5 years in prison


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Recently the case took yet another turn when the man responsible for the crash, Brett Gerald, made an appeal to shave time off his sentence. As it stands right now, Gerald was set to serve 5 years for each person who died in the crash, but he is now looking to get the sentence reduced to just five years total.


ehh, he's got 30 now and is appealing.






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rmc
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re: Man kills 6 family members in DWI crash, may only get 5 years in prison


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Man kills 6 family members in DWI crash, to only get 5 years???


Per person.






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Sus-Scrofa
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If I had caused the death of 6 family members because I was drunk, you may as well go ahead and lock me up, I'd be a head case and wouldn't give a frick.





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Btrtigerfan
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White boy got money brah.





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moon
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re: Man kills 6 family members in DWI crash, may only get 5 years in prison


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Per person.


Right, but his Attorney is trying to get it reduced to 5 years total. Sorry, that's what I meant.






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TH03
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Right, but his Attorney is trying to get it reduced to 5 years total. Sorry, that's what I meant.


yea, it's called an appeal.

as it stands, he's got 30 years






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CaptainsWafer
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re: Man kills 6 family members in DWI crash, may only get 5 years in prison


He has to serve a while before hes elligible for parole as well, correct?





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ksayetiger
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re: Man kills 6 family members in DWI crash, may only get 5 years in prison


Change your thread title.

And if I did that, might as well put me in a white jacket for the rest of my life






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TigerDik86
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manslaughter 6 counts = 5 yrs

1 lb of Mary Jane = 25 years.






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Tchefuncte Tiger
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re: Man kills 6 family members in DWI crash, may only get 5 years in prison


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ehh, he's got 30 now and is appealing.


35. The original sentence was 70 years; 10 years for each person killed.






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gmrkr5
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the lawyer is trying to get the sentences to run concurrently, hence the 5 years. Right now they a set to run consecutively.





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Five0
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Wut?





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WhoDats10
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he should be shot. I met a family member at the dmv one day. his mother and sisters were killed. I think the white guy is very connected. he already had a lot of dwi to begin with





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Tchefuncte Tiger
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re: Man kills 6 family members in DWI crash, may only get 5 years in prison


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he should be shot.






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TH03
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35. The original sentence was 70 years; 10 years for each person killed.
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Man kills 6 family members in DWI crash


where is this 7th person coming from?

edit: sorry, OP is a dumbass, it was 7 people, not 6



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Tchefuncte Tiger
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re: Man kills 6 family members in DWI crash, may only get 5 years in prison


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where is this 7th person coming from?


There were 7 folks killed, not 6.






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TH03
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yea, just saw that. my bad





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DumpsterFire
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What kind of BAC did he have?

General question: If you are driving drunk and obeying traffic laws but someone else runs a red light and you kill them, do you still get charged for manslaughter?






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pooponsaban
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re: Man kills 6 family members in DWI crash, may only get 5 years in prison


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Right, but his Attorney is trying to get it reduced to 5 years total. Sorry, that's what I meant.


That's his attorney's job. It won't happen. They know it won't happen. Automatic appeals.






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