Thursday, January 24, 2008

Not Funny: Woman Laughs About Victim's Death - Gets Maximum Prison Term

TUCSON, Ariz. — A judge sentenced a woman to nearly the maximum prison term for negligent homicide after hearing a recorded jail conversation in which she made light of the bicyclist she killed.
Melissa Arrington, 27, was convicted two months ago of negligent homicide and two counts of aggravated DUI in connection with the December 2006 death of Paul L'Ecuyer. She could have gotten as few as four years behind bars, but Superior Court Judge Michael Cruikshank sentenced her Tuesday to 10 1/2 years — one year shy of the maximum. Full Story - Discount Magazine Subscriptions - Discount Cigarettes & Tobacco - Nutty News Marketplace