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Man Who Killed Rapper Nipsey Hussle Sentenced to 60 Years to Life in Prison

The man convicted of gunning down beloved Los Angeles rapper Nipsey Hussle more than three years ago was sentenced to 60 years to life in prison in a Los Angeles courtroom Wednesday.

Eric Holder was convicted of first-degree murder in July for the March 31, 2019, killing of Hussle in a parking lot outside Hussle’s South Los Angeles apparel shop. He was 33.

Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge H. Clay Jacke handed down the sentence Wednesday after having heard from one of Hussle’s friends and listening to a letter from Holder’s father. Holder, dressed in orange jail attire, stared straight ahead throughout the proceedings and did not react when the sentence was read.

Read the source article at nbcnews.com

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