“There’s not a day I wake up and I don’t feel sorry for what I did to Mr. Christofi,” Jayson Williams said.
The day of reckoning has finally fallen upon former New Jersey Nets player Jayson Williams.
Williams, 42, was sentenced to five years in prison, Tuesday, for the fatal shooting of his limousine driver back in 2002.
The preceding month, Williams had plead guilty to aggravated assaulted for the incident an under the plea deal, Williams may have served between 18 months without parole to five years behind bars.
He waived his right to appeal the case and, as a result, the state changed the indictment from a charge of reckless manslaughter to a charge of aggravated assault by recklessly causing bodily injury to another with a deadly weapon
The former NBA star is set to be taken to the Central Reception and Assignment Facility which is located in Trenton, New Jersey where he will be photographed, have DNA samples taken, and be given medical, dental, psychological and educational evaluations, according to Corrections Department spokeswoman Dierdre Fedkenheuer.
Once these preliminaries are taken care of, it will be decided exactly where Williams will be sent.