BOSTON (CBS) – A military jury found a former Marine guilty in the death of Emerson College student Daniel Hollis. Samuel London was convicted of involuntary manslaughter.
London was accused of getting into a fight with Hollis in Brighton in October 2019.READ MORE: Hingham Police: Crash Video Reminder 'Why You Should ALWAYS Wear Your Seat Belt'
Surveillance video showed Hollis being punched and falling to the ground, hitting his head on the concrete. The 19-year-old was hospitalized and later died of brain injuries.
London was convicted of involuntary manslaughter and received 65 months of confinement. He was dishonorably discharged from the Marines.READ MORE: 'It Doesn’t Have To Be This Way,' Dr. Mallika Marshall Says It's 'Heartbreaking And Demoralizing' To See COVID Cases Rise Again
A Suffolk County grand jury failed to indict London on charges.
The Hollis family released a statement following London’s conviction.MORE NEWS: Six Dog Food Varieties Recalled Over Potentially Toxic Levels Of Mold
Our loss remains – Daniel will not return to us in this life. The conviction and sentencing of the person responsible for his death is of small consequence to the loss we feel every single day, however, London’s conviction and sentence relieves some of the anger and frustration associated with unanswered questions and lack of accountability for the aggressors. We choose now to focus on Daniel and his light and his positivity.