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Duke LAX accuser, Crystal Mangum, found guilty of murder

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by franticscribe, Nov 22, 2013.

  1. franticscribe

    franticscribe Well-Known Member

    From WRAL:


    The case has been pretty fascinating for all the crazy that has come out.
  2. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    18 years, tops, for murder?
  3. hondo

    hondo Well-Known Member

    Anyone else see the irony that the poor guy spent 10 days at the Duke hospital before he died?
  4. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    Well if he'd have gone to Durham Regional he might not have lasted the 10 days.

    Seriously though, if you live in Durham and have been anything but perfectly healthy you've likely been treated at Duke. Doesn't really matter if the woman who stabbed you had an incident with the lacrosse team.
  5. franticscribe

    franticscribe Well-Known Member

    Don't you mean Duke Regional? They re-branded it.
  6. Boom_70

    Boom_70 Well-Known Member

    What say you Selena Roberts?
  7. franticscribe

    franticscribe Well-Known Member

    That's the standard range for someone with her criminal record for second-degree murder in N.C. First-degree would have meant life. Eighteen years is also more than she would have had with manslaughter, which is what a lot of people thought the case would come out as. Voluntary manslaughter would have landed her a max of six years and a minimum just under five.
  8. LongTimeListener

    LongTimeListener Well-Known Member

    I guess "cray-cray" is not a legally recognized defense in North Carolina?
  9. franticscribe

    franticscribe Well-Known Member

    She was found to be competent to stand trial when they evaluated her.
  10. Jake_Taylor

    Jake_Taylor Well-Known Member

    Forgot about that. Happened after we moved.
  11. playthrough

    playthrough Moderator Staff Member

    I figured the judge was going on set guidelines, but I can't believe you'd get anything under 25 for second-degree. Surely she won't do the full 18 unless she's a troublemaker in the joint.
  12. Batman

    Batman Well-Known Member

    I'd figure something called Duke Regional would be in Greensboro.
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