Originally written on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 11/20/14

The Duke Lacrosse case was one of those cases that I learned while you should never make a quick assumption. The Lacrosse players were raked across the coals, kicked off the team and their season was lost. Only later did it come out that the woman Crystal Mangum had lied about the attack. Karma works in mysterious ways and now Ms. Mangum will be going to jail for a long time. The woman who falsely accused three Duke lacrosse players of rape was convicted of second-degree murder Friday in the stabbing death of her boyfriend. The jury deliberated for about six hours over two days before reaching its verdict in the trial of 34-year-old Crystal Mangum, who was sentenced to 14 to 18 years in prison. Killed was 46-year-old Reginald Daye, who was stabbed on April 3, 2011. He died of complications 10 days later. Sentence seems to be a little light to me, if the shoe was on the other foot, I believe the sentence would have been a lot harsher.

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