crimes and misdemeanors

Daughter of Drunk-Driving Victim Not Moved by YouTube Apology

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“The message we don’t want to hear is that if you hit and kill someone and admit to it, you get away with it,” said the Ohio woman in court today. “My father got a death sentence. Eight-and-a-half years,” the maximum, “is nothing.” Matthew Cordle, 22, pleaded guilty to killing Vincent Canzani, as promised in his YouTube confession, and was sentenced instead to six-and-a-half years in prison. Cordle is not eligible for early release and will never be allowed to drive again. After his video was shown in court, he said, “The true punishment is simply living.”

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