Jury find Burkhead guilty of manslaughter

Derek Burkhead
Derek Burkhead

Posted by Terry Alexander - email

HANOVER, VA (WWBT) - A Hanover jury has found Derek Burkhead guilty of manslaughter in the 2006 shooting death of his girlfriend, Jennifer Willis.

He was on trial for murder -- his fourth trial after two mistrials and an overturned conviction.

The jury recommended a 10 year sentence.

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