Man sentenced to 10 years in motorcycle fatality
Published on -4/19/2013, 8:50 AM
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) -- A Sedgwick County man has been sentenced to 10 years and three months in prison for the death of his motorcycle passenger during a police chase.
The Wichita Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/11nVHgV ) that court records show 23-year-old Joshua L. Wynn was sentenced Thursday for the September 2011 death of 19-year-old Mallory Scofield.
Wynn was convicted in February of second-degree unintentional but reckless murder as part of a plea deal.
Scofield died when she and Wynn were thrown from a motorcycle in west Wichita while Wynn was fleeing from a sheriff's deputy after an attempted traffic stop.
Wynn also was sentenced to a six months for license violations.