Ex-U.S. Cop Guilty of Killing St. Lucian

TEXAS, United States – A former police officer, who shot and killed a 28-year-old St. Lucian national in his apartment here last year, has been found guilty of his murder.

a guygerAmber Guyger, 31, had argued she shot Botham Jean after mistakenly thinking she was in her own flat and he was an intruder.

The verdict came after a seven-day trial which began last month. Guyger acknowledged she had “shot an innocent man.”

She was sentenced to 10 years in prison.