Scott Speer, 43, of Fairlawn, received a four-year sentence for the 2002 boating death of his friend Jim Barnett. Speer will also pay a $10,000 fine and court costs.
Last week Speer was convicted of aggravated vehicular homicide and involuntary manslaughter. He was found not guilty of murder and aggravated murder.
Dressed in a suit and tie, Speer could not keep his voice from cracking and held back tears while he addressed the court Wednesday.
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