A former Florida A&M University band member was sentenced Friday to four years in prison for his role in a drum major's hazing death.
Judge Marc Lubet announced the sentence for 26-year-old Caleb Jackson, who pleaded no contest to manslaughter and hazing in April 2013 for his part in the death of Robert Champion of Decatur, Ga.
In a plea agreement, the prosecution and the defense had settled on a three-year prison term for Jackson. The statute called for a minimum 10-year sentence and a maximum of 35 years.
Jackson will get credit for more than two years he's already served. With his arrest in Champion's case, a judge found that Jackson violated probation and...