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Emotional scenes as ex-Dallas cop sentenced to 10 years for murder

Published on 3 Oct 2019 3:40:01 PM

There were emotional scenes as former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was sentenced by a Texas jury to 10 years in prison on Wednesday after finding her guilty of murder for walking into a neighbor's apartment, thinking it was her own and shooting him as he ate ice cream.

Prosecutors had asked the jury to hand Guyger a 28-year sentence for killing Botham Jean, much steeper than what was ultimately decided.