Former “Ink Master” star Daniel Silva will serve about a year in prison for the death of YouTuber Corey La Barrie.
On Tuesday, Silva was sentenced to 364 days in jail, five years of formal probation, 250 hours of community service and a four-year conditional sentence, according to a press release from the Los County District Attorney’s Office. Angeles.
His prison sentence could be imposed if Silva violates the terms of his probation, according to the district attorney’s office.
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Last month, Silva did not plead any challenge to one count of manslaughter.
In a statement to Fox News on Tuesday, Silva’s lawyer, Mike Cavalluzzi, said he was “grateful” for the conviction.
“We are so grateful that Daniel had the opportunity to be put to the test in this case and that he escaped a state prison sentence. He continues to be remorseful and saddened by the loss of Corey, ”the lawyer said.
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He continued, “As we have said from the start, our hearts are with Corey’s family. While we are happy with the court’s conviction, now is not the time to celebrate. A bright light has been lost in Corey, and Daniel will always strive to live up to the memory of his dear friend.
Silva was driving on the night of May 10 with La Barrie in the car, prosecutors previously said, according to a past statement. The accident killed La Barrie on its 25th birthday.
According to another press release obtained by Fox News from the Los Angeles Police Department in May, Silva was moving at high speed when he lost control, “got off the road and collided with a stop sign. and a tree ”, killing the passenger.
“The driver of the Maclaran got out of the vehicle and tried to leave the scene, but was stopped by citizens who came to assist,” the statement said. “No other vehicle was involved in the collision. ”
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The statement details the Los Angeles Fire Department’s response to the scene, stating that Silva and La Barrie were taken to a local hospital for medical treatment, where the YouTuber “succumbed to his injuries.”