- Associated Press - Friday, October 30, 2015

NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A 23-year-old man has admitted that he killed a 37-year-old Slidell optometrist while mugging him in the French Quarter in 2011.

The New Orleans Advocate reports (https://bit.ly/1iprkVp) Bobby J. Troy Jr. pleaded guilty Thursday to manslaughter in the death of Dr. Brent Hachfeld. He was sentenced to 35 years in prison, with credit for time served since his arrest almost four years ago.

Hachfeld was attending a friend’s bachelor party when his was mugged and robbed in the 900 block of Dauphine Street.

Police say Hachfeld was struck in the back of his head during the robbery. He died a short time later at a hospital.

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Information from: The New Orleans Advocate, https://www.neworleansadvocate.com

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