SC Officer Gets 20 Years For Killing Motorist

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Michael Slager, a white former South Carolina police officer, was sentenced Thursday to a 20-year prison term for shooting unarmed black motorist Walter Scott to death. Before he imposed the sentence, U.S. District Judge David Norton ruled that Slager had committed murder and not manslaughter. That decision subjected Slager to a term of 19 to 24 years in prison under sentencing guidelines, Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!