KETR Local
7:53 am
Mon October 5, 2009

Paris man sentenced for intoxication manslaughter


Paris – 21-year-old Justin Tatum, of Paris, has been ordered to 10 years probation on charges of intoxication manslaughter.

Tatum was under the influence while driving a vehicle last March when it wrecked, killing the passenger, Amanda Matthews. According to state troopers, the accident report came in about 30 minutes after it occurred.

Tatum had previously denied driving the car that night but pled guilty in September.