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      Ishpeming man sentenced for voluntary manslaughter

      The man convicted of voluntary manslaughter was in court on Friday to be sentenced.

      Fifty-two-year-old Jack Carpenter was sentenced to nine years in prison for killing 29-year-old David Meyer in his home in June of 2012. Carpenter was convicted of voluntary manslaughter on October 2 after a lengthy trial.

      A charge of voluntary manslaughter can carry up to a 15-year prison sentence.

      TV6's Beth Cefalu was in court during the sentencing on Friday and will have reaction from the courtroom on the TV6 Early News at 6 p.m.