'Dangerous and callous' man gets life sentence for dice game killing

PLAINFIELD — A Plainfield man was sentenced Friday to life in prison for gunning down another man in broad daylight on a city street in 2014 because he was turned away from a dice game.

Johnathan Sylvester, 30, must serve at least 30 years before being eligible for parole for the killing of 24-year-old Rashawn Bryant. 

“He’s a dangerous and callous individual who shows no regard for human life,” Union County Assistant Prosecutor Melissa Spagnoli told Superior Court Judge Frederic R. McDaniel before the sentence was levied.

Bryant’s father, Terrance Bryant, speaking in court before the sentence was announced, starred …read more

Source: NJ.com Union

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