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Former Dallas Police Office Amber Guyger Sentenced to 10 Years

Nicole Rojas
Oct 2, 2019 - 11:33
Former Dallas Police Office Amber Guyger Sentenced to 10 Years

Former Dallas police officer Amber Guyger was convicted of murder on October 1 in the 2018 death of her upstairs neighbor Botham Jean. On October 2, the jury sentenced the 31-year-old to 10 years in prison. Guyger was found guilty of murdering the 26-year-old accountant in his Dallas apartment on September 6, 2018. The five-year police veteran, who lived a floor below Jean, testified that she entered his apartment thinking it was her own and fatally shot him after mistaking him for a burglar. The former police officer was off-duty at the time of the shooting but was still in uniform following a nearly 14-hour shift. Guyger was fired from the Dallas Police Department after Jean’s murder. After just five hours of...

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