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Jessie Baskin jailed for hazing role

Updated: March 28, 2014, 6:06 PM ET
Associated Press

ORLANDO, Fla. -- A former Florida A&M band member on Friday became the first person to be sentenced to jail time for his role in the hazing death of a drum major.

Jessie Baskin was sentenced to 51 weeks in the county jail, five years of probation and 300 hours of community service for participating in the beating death of 26-year-old Robert Champion in November 2011.

In a hearing that lasted nearly three hours, Baskin's attorney called several character witnesses from the 22-year-old's ...

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