- Associated Press - Tuesday, September 22, 2015

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A Baton Rouge man convicted in March on manslaughter and gun charges in the 2011 shooting death of a 31-year-old man on Clayton Drive has been sentenced to 60 years in prison.

The Advocate reports (https://bit.ly/1V7nNgt) 35-year-old Brandon Christopher Hickerson was found guilty in the April 11, 2011, killing of Charles Everett Collins.

State District Judge Bonnie Jackson sentenced Hickerson to the maximum 40 years behind bars on the manslaughter charge and another 20 years on a charge of felon in possession of a firearm. She ordered the terms to run consecutively.

Hickerson had a prior conviction for aggravated second-degree battery at the time of the Collins slaying.

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Information from: The Advocate, https://theadvocate.com


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