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Brent found guilty of intoxication manslaughter

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Dallas Cowboys former defensive lineman Josh Brent has been found guilty. A jury regarding the charge that Brent drove drunk the night that his friend and former teammate, Jerry Brown, died in an automobile accident.  After two days of deliberations, the jury found Brent guilty.

Via multiple reports, Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter arising from the December 2012 accident.  Brent's blood-alcohol concentration was measured at 0.18 percent and at trial a toxicologist testified that based on Brent's size he had 17 drinks.

Brent now faces up to 20 years in prison. He also could be placed on probation. On appeal, Brent likely will challenge the decision to admit evidence of the compulsory blood test.

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