BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont resident who faced a second-degree murder charge for one fatal punch as a teen is a free man.
MyChamplainValley.com reports 19-year-old Bradley Senna, of Winooski, was sentenced to time served and five years of probation after pleading guilty to a lesser charge of involuntary manslaughter Wednesday.
Prosecutors say Senna struck 54-year-old David Hojohn during a confrontation with several other people in August 2016. Police say Hojohn fell to the ground after the hit, striking his head on concrete.
Hojohn died several days later.
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Senna’s lawyer previously argued his client did not act with the “wanton disregard” for life that prompted a murder charge.
A judge has ordered the man to be monitored electronically and undergo anger management and substance abuse counseling.