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September 5 verdict for Jamaican basketball player on manslaughter charges

Published:Friday | August 29, 2014 | 10:00 AM

The verdict in the case against Jamaican basketball player Kimani Ffriend will be handed down on September 5.

He faces between two and 12 years in jail if found guilty of vehicular manslaughter.

The six-feet-eleven-inches centre was involved in an accident on the morning of November 3, 2012 in Serbia that claimed the life of 30-year-old Nevena Dragutinovic.

Ffriend was in Serbia hoping to sign a long-term professional basketball contract and had been out drinking with friends.

Ffriend last played for Jamaica in June 2012.

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