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Ex-UCLA player Billy Knight found dead

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Authorities say former UCLA basketball player Billy Knight has died in Phoenix. The Maricopa County Medical Examiner's Office hasn't released a cause of death. Phoenix police say Knight's body was found on a roadway early Sunday near downtown and there was no evidence of foul play. “Our hearts...
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Arizona man sentenced to 8 years in death of teen girlfriend

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PHOENIX - Katherine “Kat” Tortice's body was found in a shallow grave on an American Indian reservation in Arizona more than a decade ago, and now the man responsible for leaving the teenager for dead is going to prison for eight years.
Andre Hinton was sentenced Tuesday by U.S. District Judge David Campbell in Phoenix, who said he enhanced the punishment “to protect further victims that may be assaulted by Mr. Hinton.”
Hinton originally was indicted on a second-degree murder charge but ended up pleading guilty to a lesser count of involuntary manslaughter earlier this year. After his...
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Former UCLA player Billy Knight found dead in Phoenix

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Knight's body was found by members of the Phoenix Fire Department early Sunday morning.
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