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READ & WATCH – Florida man using ‘stand your ground’ defense convicted of manslaughter


The New York Post:

A white Florida man who told detectives he had a “pet peeve” about illegal parking in handicapped spots was convicted late Friday of manslaughter for the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man outside a convenience store.

Six jurors deliberated for six hours before convicting Michael Drejka
for the July 19, 2018, death of Markeis McGlockton. Drejka, who could
get 30 years, looked down after the verdict was read then wiped his brow
with a blue handkerchief. The 49-year-old Drejka was ordered held
without bond until his sentencing in October. He stared straight ahead
as he was handcuffed and led out of the courtroom.

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