Omar Long was charged with aggravated manslaughter for the death of his daughter, 23-month-old Arianna, whom he left in a car while he took a nap. The officers at the scene commented that Long reeked of alcohol when they arrived. The official cause of death was hyperthermia which is extreme heat exposure. The child also had second-degree burns on her body.
He could face up to 30 years in prison if found guilty…
VERDICT: After short deliberations by the jury, Omar Long was found guilty of manslaughter. On Feb 4th, the judge sentenced him to 12 years in prison.