May 22, 2015


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Capitals' Nate Schmidt checks the Jets' Scott Kosmachuk during pre-season NHL hockey action in Belleville, Ont., on Saturday.
Capitals' captain Alex Ovechkin holds his head as he lies on the ice after taking a hit while playing the Winnipeg Jets during pre-season NHL hockey action in Belleville, Ont., on Saturday.
Jim Slater of the Jets warms up prior to taking on the Washington Capitals in pre-season NHL hockey action in Belleville, Ont., on Saturday.
Capitals' goalie Braden Holtby stops a shot from the Jets' Evander Kane during pre-season NHL hockey action on Saturday.
Capitals' goalie Philipp Grubauer stops a break-away shot from Winnipeg Jets' Evander Kane during pre-season NHL hockey action in Belleville, Ont., on Saturday.
Fans watch the Washington Capitals take on the Winnipeg Jets during pre-season NHL hockey action in Belleville, Ont., on Saturday.
Washington Capitals' Mike Green lands on Winnipeg Jets' Scott Kosmachuk during pre-season NHL hockey action in Belleville, Ont., Saturday.
Capitals' Dane Byers battles the Jets' Eric Tangradi during pre-season NHL hockey action in Belleville, Ont., on Saturday.
Washington Capitals' Mike Green (left) celebrates his game winning shoot-out goal against the Winnipeg Jets with Steven Oleksy in pre-season NHL hockey action in Belleville, Ont., on Saturday.
Capitals' Nate Schmidt checks the Jets' Scott Kosmachuk during pre-season NHL hockey action in Belleville, Ont., on Saturday. - Sean Kilpatrick / The Canadian Press
Capitals' captain Alex Ovechkin holds his head as he lies on the ice after taking a hit while playing the Winnipeg Jets during pre-season NHL hockey action in Belleville, Ont., on Saturday. - Sean Kilpatrick / The Canadian Press
Jim Slater of the Jets warms up prior to taking on the Washington Capitals in pre-season NHL hockey action in Belleville, Ont., on Saturday. - Sean Kilpatrick / The Canadian Press
Capitals' goalie Braden Holtby stops a shot from the Jets' Evander Kane during pre-season NHL hockey action on Saturday. - Sean Kilpatrick / The Canadian Press
Capitals' goalie Philipp Grubauer stops a break-away shot from Winnipeg Jets' Evander Kane during pre-season NHL hockey action in Belleville, Ont., on Saturday. - Sean Kilpatrick / The Canadian Press
Fans watch the Washington Capitals take on the Winnipeg Jets during pre-season NHL hockey action in Belleville, Ont., on Saturday. - Sean Kilpatrick / The Canadian Press
Washington Capitals' Mike Green lands on Winnipeg Jets' Scott Kosmachuk during pre-season NHL hockey action in Belleville, Ont., Saturday. - Sean Kilpatrick / The Canadian Press
Capitals' Dane Byers battles the Jets' Eric Tangradi during pre-season NHL hockey action in Belleville, Ont., on Saturday. - Sean Kilpatrick / The Canadian Press
Washington Capitals' Mike Green (left) celebrates his game winning shoot-out goal against the Winnipeg Jets with Steven Oleksy in pre-season NHL hockey action in Belleville, Ont., on Saturday. - CP

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Mike McIntyre | @mikeoncrime

May 22 3:51 pm

“You’ll pay for what you have done. When you get to the other side you’ll have to answer for it," Lavana Gentray told son's killer.

Mike McIntyre | @mikeoncrime

May 22 3:50 pm

“You caused us great suffering and sorrow. Every day I feel the loss of my precious son,” victim's mother, Lavana Gentray, told court.

Mike McIntyre | @mikeoncrime

May 22 3:50 pm

“Mr. Mustard lives on. He will have sunrises and sunsets. Tony’s are gone,” said victim's uncle, Michael James.

Mike McIntyre | @mikeoncrime

May 22 3:49 pm

Family members of the 50-year-old victim, Anthony Sorokowski, presented emotional impact statements Friday describing their loss.

Mike McIntyre | @mikeoncrime

May 22 3:49 pm

Gerald Mustard, 43, was convicted earlier this month of manslaughter. He wants 3-4 years. Judge reserved decision to June 2.

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