Man convicted of manslaughter in retrial for 2013 Hampton shooting


HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) — A jury in Hampton found a man guilty of manslaughter during his retrial for a 2013 shooting death.

John O’Neal IV was orginally charged with second-degree murder and a gun charge for a shooting on on Phelps Circle resulted in the death of 40-year-old John Brown.

The murder charge was amended to voluntary manslaughter during the retrial. Jurors found O’Neal not guilty on a gun charge.

His sentencing is scheduled for May 17.

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