Former Dallas police officer found guilty of murder sentenced to 10 years in prison

Posted at 4:03 PM, Oct 02, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-03 06:59:56-04

DALLAS, TX — Amber Guyger, the former Dallas police officer who was found guilty of the murder of Botham Jean, has been sentenced to 10 years in prison.

A Dallas jury on Tuesday found Guyger guilty of murder for fatally shooting her unarmed neighbor, Botham Jean, in his own apartment, which she said she mistook as hers.