Officer sentenced in shooting death of boy with autism - CBS News

MARKSVILLE, La. -- A Louisiana law enforcement officer was sentenced Friday to 40 years in prison a week after being convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy with autism. Derrick Stafford, 33, was convicted in the November ...and more »

Officer gets 40 years in prison in child's shooting death - Daily Mail

A Louisiana marshal has been sentenced to 40 years in prison one week after being convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death of a six-year-old boy with autism. Before the sentencing on Friday, Derrick Stafford begged for leniency from judge and ...and more »

Louisiana Officer Sentenced To 40 Years In Prison For Fatal Shooting Of 6-Year-Old Boy - BuzzFeed News

Derrick Stafford was one of two marshals who fired into a car 18 times in 2015, killing the 6-year-old boy inside and wounding his father. No weapon was found in or near the vehicle. posted on Mar. 31, 2017, at 1:14 p.m.. Salvador Hernandez. BuzzFeed ...and more »

Louisiana Officer Sentenced to 40 Years in Shooting Death of 6-Year-Old - NBCNews.com

The Louisiana law enforcement officer found guilty of manslaughter in the fatal shooting of a 6-year-old boy with autism has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. Derrick Stafford, 33, was sentenced to 40 years without parole for manslaughter in the ...and more »

Louisiana officer sentenced in shooting death of 6-year-old autistic boy - Fox News

A Louisiana law enforcement officer has been sentenced to 40 years in prison a week after being convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death of a 6-year-old boy with autism. Derrick Stafford was sentenced Friday. THE WEEK IN PICTURES. Stafford was ...and more »

Police officer jailed for 55 years after shooting boy, 6, dead - Metro

A police officer has been jailed for 55 years after shooting and killing a six-year-old boy. Louisiana law enforcement officer, Derrick Stafford, was sentenced today – one week after being convicted of manslaughter. Four arrested in plot to 'bomb' the ...and more »

In Marksville police killing, read the judge's sentencing order - NOLA.com

MARKSVILLE -- For about 10 minutes, those inside a packed third-floor courtroom here sat, stood and nervously shifted in silence Friday morning (March 31) as Judge Billy Bennett laid out the reasons for the sentence he was about to impose on Derrick ...and more »

Louisiana deputy gets 40 years in prison for killing boy - Raw Story

A Louisiana deputy marshal was sentenced on Friday to 40 years in prison for the 2015 killing of a 6-year-old boy who died in a volley of gunfire after the officer chased his father's car. Derrick Stafford, 33, was convicted by a jury last week of ...and more »

Video: Ex-Marksville deputy marshal's aunt says verdict 'lynching,' damns prosecution to hell - The Advocate

Bertha Andrews, aunt of Derrick Stafford, speaks at the Avoyelles Parish Courthouse after the sentencing hearing Friday March 31, 2017, in Marksville, La., for former Marksville deputy marshal Derrick Stafford, who was convicted of manslaughter and ...and more »

Marksville officer sent to prison for 40 years for killing 6-year-old boy - NOLA.com

MARKSVILLE -- Forty years in prison. That's the price Derrick Stafford, a former deputy Marksville marshal, must pay for fatally shooting 6-year-old Jeremy Mardis and wounding his unarmed father, crimes that shook this town of 5,500 and drew ...and more »