VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) - A Hampton man will spend the next decade in prison following a conviction in the death of a 22-year-old man in 2011.
Eric Levon Davis, Jr. was sentenced to 10 years in prison for his role in the Cordaro Simpkins' death in Virginia Beach. On July 22, 2011. Two groups got into a fight at the Oceanfront and Davis fired several rounds into the air.
One round struck and killed Simpkins.
In February, Davis was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. The jury recommended he get the 10 year sentence, which was agreed to by a judge Tuesday morning.
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