New Orleans man gets 28 years for 2015 slaying, carjacking

November 09, 2018 - 9:40 am

NEW ORLEANS (AP) _ A 24-year-old man has been sentenced to more than 28 years in federal prison for his role in a slaying and subsequent carjacking.  

Michael Brown of New Orleans pleaded guilty in February to participating with others in the shooting death of Jacquez Young in June 2015. It was a crime that prosecutors said was related to a marijuana distribution conspiracy.  

Brown also pleaded guilty in a carjacking of an unidentified victim following the killing.  

U.S. Attorney Peter Strasser said in a news release Thursday that Brown was sentenced to 340 months in prison by U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon.

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