DePaul student sentenced for role in 2011 beach brawl death

DePaul student sentenced for role in 2011 beach brawl death

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

A DePaul University student will spend the next 145 days in jail for his role in a deadly beach brawl in 2011.

James Malecek, 20, has been sentenced for involuntary manslaughter.

Prosecutors said he punched 17-year-old Kevin Kennelly on an Indiana beach. Kennelly died two days later.

As part of a plea deal with prosecutors, Malecek will have to wear an electronic monitoring bracelet for nearly four years after his jail term.

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