The brother of Bothman Jean asked Amber Guyger for a hug after being sentenced to 10 years in prison, according to NBC.
What We Know:
- Amber Guyger was convicted of the manslaughter of Botham Jean, a man she thought was invading her apartment when in realitly she was in the wrong apartment.
- Once she was sentenced, angry chants sparked from the crowd. Botham Jean’s younger brother, Brandt Jean hugged Amber Guyger after the sentencing and stated “If you truly are sorry, I know I can speak for myself, I forgive you…I don’t even want you to go to jail, I want the best for you. Because I know that’s exactly what Botham would want you to do.”
- During the trial Jean said how he wished he was the one who was shot. There was also a video of Bothman’s final moments that left people sobbing.
- There was certainly a lot of mixed reactions online about this.
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Guyger will be eligible for parole in five years with her sentence. To read more about what happened in this trial click here.