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Will Smith Shooter Found Guilty Of Manslaughter, Faces Up To 40 Years In Prison

Will Smith Shooter Found Guilty Of Manslaughter Faces Up To 40 Years In Prison

12/11/2016 8:54 PM PST
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Cardell Hayes was found GUILTY of manslaughter in the killing of former Saints star Will Smith by a jury in New Orleans ... and could face up to 40 years in prison.

Smith was shot and killed by Hayes on April 9th after a road rage incident. His trial started Monday ... and went through the weekend. The jury started deliberating earlier this afternoon ... and just reached a verdict.

Hayes was found guilty of manslaughter ... and attempted manslaughter.

Saints coach Sean Payton ... as well as ex-Saint Deuce McAllister were present in court while the verdict was read.

The judge tentatively scheduled Hayes' sentencing for February 17th.

Story developing ...

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