Lingor Receives Suspended Sentence In Drug Rip Case


Update: 1:17 p.m.

Lingor was given a suspended 30-year sentence for manslaughter, aggravated assault and marijuana distribution. The judge sentenced Lingor to 540 days in the county jail, but gave him credit for the 475 days he spent in JDC. Lingor has 65 days left to serve. 

12:14 p.m. 

A Minnehaha County judge handed down a suspended sentence for Alex Lingor on Tuesday. 

Lingor pleaded guilty to manslaughter, aggravated assault with a dangerous weapon and distribution of marijuana in February 2018 in connection with an incident a year earlier.  Lingor was involved in a drug rip turned high-speed chase and crash that killed 15-year old Kareem Cisse in Feburary 2017. 

Cisse’s family calls the sentence “racist.”

This is a developing story. 

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