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Jayson Williams Expected To Plead Guilty, Get 18 Months

1/11/2010

Former NBA star Jayson Williams is expected to plead guilty this morning in a deal that will mean 18 months in jail for the 2002 death of a limousine driver, according to a report in the Newark Star Ledger. Williams was facing retrial for reckless manslaughter for fatally shooting Costas "Gus" Christofi at the estate Williams owned in New Jersey. The deal is expected to involve a prison sentence, combined with a stipulation of no parole for 18 months, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.