A 22-year-old Sacramento man has been sentenced to 150 days in jail for his role in the death of a Fijian immigrant.The Sacramento Bee does a better job with its fair and balanced headline: Jail term given Sacramento man in fatal fight at lake
Shevchenko was convicted in June of disturbing the peace and simple assault for throwing a bottle during a confrontation last summer between two groups at Lake Natoma, about 15 miles east of Sacramento.
Jurors deadlocked on a hate crimes charge that accused Shevchenko of starting a fight with Satender (SAH-ten-dur) Singh because he believed Singh was gay. [Sacramento man given jail in immigrant's death, 8/03/08]
A 22-year-old Sacramento man was sentenced Friday to 150 days in jail for his role in a fight that led to the death of Satender Singh last summer at Lake Natoma.
Aleksandr Shevchenko, who had been charged with a hate crime before a jury deadlocked on that charge in June, was convicted of disturbing the peace and simple assault.