Aug 6, 2010 8:41 AM by Sharlee Barriere
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - A 22-year-old Baton Rouge man who was
accused of shaking his 8-week-old son to death in 2006 has pleaded
guilty to negligent homicide charges and avoided prison time.
Under the terms of a plea bargain agreement, state District
Judge Chip Moore placed Derwin Oubre on active supervised probation
for five years.
Moore warned Oubre on Thursday he will put him in prison for 10
years if Oubre does anything that causes the judge to revoke his
Oubre faced an automatic sentence of life in prison if convicted
as originally charged of second-degree murder.