Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent Indicted in Death of Jerry Brown
The player could face up to 20 years in prison and $10,000 fine.
Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent has been formally indicted on an intoxication manslaughter charge in the Dec. 8 death of his teammate and best friend Jerry Brown. The second-degree felonycarries a maximum punishment of 20 years in prison and a $10,000 fine if convicted. Brent is accused of driving on a suspended license and with a blood-alcohol content more than twice the legal limit in Texas, when he crashed his car with Brown as a passenger on Dec. 8. Brown was pronounced dead at a Dallas hospital. (Dallas Morning News)