The judge said 4 yrs, the max sentence he could give for involuntary manslaughter. Then the judge said he didn't have the athority to send the DR. to state prison because of the California Realignment Act of 2011. The new law considers involuntary manslaughter a non-violent crime so it go to the county jail system. A CNN lawyer explained what will happen. The county jail system will immediately reduce the sentence to 2 yrs. Then due to overcrowding he will serve that at home.
Dr. Murray Gets 4 Years Max. Prison Sentence*but wait, huh?
Published: November 29, 2011, 1:17 pm