Jury Recommends 3 Years Prison Time for Former Culpeper Cop

UPDATED February 1, 2013 3:50 PM

A Culpeper judge has turned down the request to declare a mistrial in the manslaughter conviction of a former police officer.

Jurors convicted Daniel Harmon-Wright of voluntary manslaughter on Tuesday.

After the conviction it was revealed that some of the jurors had used a dictionary during deliberations, which was against the rules.

Harmon-Wright's lawyers asked the judge to declare a mistrial, which the judge declined on Friday/

The jury is recommending that Harmon-Wright get sentenced to three years in prison.


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