Man convicted in fatal shooting of former Saline athlete is sentenced to more than 5 years in prison
An Ypsilanti Township man who fatally shot a man last summer in a Kmart parking lot in the township was sentenced Wednesday to a minimum of five and a half years and maximum of 15 years in prison, court records show.
Michael D. Crockett, 20, was sentenced in Washtenaw County Circuit Court after pleading guilty last month to manslaughter in the July 25 death of 20-year-old Chris King of Ypsilanti Township.
Crockett's half-brother, 17-year-old Charles Pippins, was sentenced Wednesday to a year of probation after pleading guilty in the case to being an accessory after the fact to a felony, records show.
Their mother, Tina Crockett, was sentenced Wednesday to two years probation after also pleading guilty to being an accessory after the fact to a felony.
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