UConn stabbing defendant sentenced
HARTFORD, Conn. -- The first man arrested after the 2009 fight that left University of Connecticut football player Jasper Howard dead has been granted admission into a probation program that could clear his criminal record.
Johnny Hood, 23, of Hartford was ordered June 29 to serve a year's probation in the state's Accelerated Rehabilitation program, his attorney said Tuesday. If he completes public service and other terms of the probation, his criminal record would be wiped clean.
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