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Man in Powerful DUI Confession Gets 6.5 Years

Matthew Cordle's license also suspended for life

(Newser) - Matthew Cordle, who confessed in a powerful video to killing a man while driving drunk in June, was sentenced to 6.5 years in prison today; he faced a maximum of 8.5 years. He was also ordered to pay a $1,075 fine plus court costs and lost his... More »

YouTube DUI Confessor Pleads Guilty to Killing Man

Matthew Cordle tells court he's guilty of vehicular homicide, drunk driving

(Newser) - Matthew Cordle has already confessed to killing a man while driving drunk—to millions of YouTube viewers —but today he made the confession where it really counts: in a courtroom. Cordle, 22, pleaded guilty to aggravated vehicular homicide and driving under the influence of alcohol in an Ohio court,... More »

Drunk Driver Makes Powerful Confession

'I killed a man,' says Matthew Cordle

(Newser) - The video is affecting: It starts with a man, face blurred and voice obscured, stating, "I killed a man." He tells his story, about "drinking heavily" with friends and losing control. "I really don't like the person I become when I drink," he says.... More »

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