Windham Hunter Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

Updated 2 years ago

A Windham man who shot and killed another hunter last fall pleaded guilty today to manslaughter.William Briggs,62, struck a deal with prosecutors and was sentenced to forty-five days in jail, four years probation, and 500 hours community service.And he won’t be able to hunt for at least ten years.In November, he killed Peter Kolofsky, 46, of Sebago who was wearing blaze orange, saying he mistook him for a deer.Authorities say Briggs failed to properly identify his target.


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