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Jim Leyritz Found Not Guilty of Felony Manslaughter, Guilty Of Misdemeanor DUI

Looks like a judge forcing the jury back into deliberations when they cried "deadlocked!" worked out well for former Yankee Jim Leyritz. From the Sun Sentinel ...

A jury in Florida on Saturday acquitted former major league baseball player Jim Leyritz of DUI manslaughter in a 2007 crash that killed a mother of two.
However, Leyritz was convicted on a misdemeanor charge of driving under the influence, which carries a maximum sentence of six months in jail. Leyritz had faced up to 15 years in prison if convicted on the manslaughter charge.
Sentencing was set for Nov. 29.


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