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UPDATE: Newark Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Jail for Murder of Maplewood Scholar Athlete


 Maplewood authorities released an update on the aggravated manslaughter of teen Moussa Fofana.

According to the updated release, the defendant, Yohan Hernandez pleaded guilty to one count of aggravated manslaughter, a first-degree crime; one count of aggravated assault, a second-degree crime; one count of unlawful possession of a handgun, a second-degree crime.

The agreement is for a 15-year sentence to the No Early Release, which means he must serve 85 percent of his sentence before being eligible for parole.   

The Honorable Judge Wigler said he is not a citizen and will likely be deported after serving his time.  

The sentencing is scheduled for Wednesday, November 16th, at 9 a.m.