Florida man sentenced to life in Bears fan killing; Matthew Hinson pleaded guilty to 2nd degree murder in death of Lake Villa's William Pettry

January 10, 2014 6:17:46 PM PST
A Florida man charged with killing a Chicago Bears fan has been sentenced to life in prison.

Twenty-nine-year-old Matthew Hinson pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the 2012 stabbing death of 42-year-old William Pettry.

The Lake Villa man was in Florida to attend a Bears-Jaguars game when Hinson slashed his throat at a Jacksonville bar.

Prosecutors say Hinson was jealous because Pettry was talking to Hinson's wife.


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