Eric Kravchuck sentenced to 100 months in prison


On December 6, Erik Kravchuk, 30, of Golden Valley, was sentenced to 100 months in prison for fatally striking 42-year-old Aleksandre Sambelashvili at a bar on July 28, 2019, the Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced Monday.

Kravchuk was charged with and convicted after jury trial of unintentional second-degree murder and first-degree manslaughter. Per Minnesota Guidelines Sentencing, the presumptive sentence for unintentional-second degree murder is 150 months, which the State requested. Presiding Judge Jay Quam durationally departed over the State’s objection, sentencing Kravchuck to 100 months in prison.

Kravchuck was convicted of these counts by a Hennepin County jury on September 23.

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