Judge grants probation after emotional appeal by victim's mother
Wednesday, December 8, 2010 at 1:43 pm (Updated: December 8, 1:59 pm)
A man preparing to receive a 10-year prison sentence for his involvement in the shooting death of a friend will now be home for Christmas because of a touching appeal by the victim’s mother.
District Judge Charles Hickman on Monday sentenced Timothy Carpenter to 10 years of probation after he heard a statement from Laura Fletcher, whose son, David died in an unusual shooting that occurred on Brown Avenue in Shelbyville in October 2008.
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