- Associated Press - Saturday, October 1, 2016

MOUNT HOLLY, N.J. (AP) - A man who fatally stabbed his estranged wife’s boyfriend is now head to prison.

Burlington County prosecutors say John Borger IV received a nine-year sentence this week.

The 41-year-old Maple Shade man initially was charged with murder in November 2013 killing of 44-year-old Mark Brooks. But a jury acquitted him on that count in May and instead convicted him of passion-provoked manslaughter.

Brooks found stabbed outside his unit at the Park Crossing apartment complex in Maple Shade. Prosecutors say Borger was armed with a knife when he went to the complex and confronted Brooks.

Besides the manslaughter charge, Borger also was convicted of weapons offenses and hindering apprehension.

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