CBS 11 Header TXA 21 Header MeTV Header KRLD Header The Fan Header
THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL: Bucs vs. Falcons at 6:30 pm on CBS 11 & 105.3 The Fan | Preview | Pick'em To Win | Local Picks | Sports Team Tweets: Follow #CBS11TNF for the latest!

Local

Man Must Spend Victim’s Birthdays In Jail

View Comments
(credit: AP Photo)

(credit: AP Photo)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

FORT WORTH (AP) A 22-year-old man given a 10-year probationary term in an intoxication manslaughter case must spend the victim’s birthdays in the Tarrant County jail.

Christopher Elton Campbell was drunk when he rear-ended a car driven by 24-year-old Renee Danielle Horton two years ago. She was killed.

In a plea arrangement in which the prosecutor consulted with the victim’s family, it was determined Friday that Campbell must wear a bracelet containing Horton’s name; reimburse her mother for funeral expenses; and spend Christmas, Thanksgiving, the Fourth of July and the dates of Horton’s birth and death in jail.

Campbell, in pleading guilty, promised state District Judge Ruben Gonzalez that he’d never wind up in his courtroom again, and he apologized to Horton’s family.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

View Comments