brawl outside court room

Two families– the accused and the victim’s–clash after driver Dedrick Ashford, 23, was sentenced to one year in prison for striking and killing a toddler with his van.

*The families of murder victims are often so distraught from the sentencing given to the victim’s killer that they do irrational things.

Some may not agree with their actions, but their emotion is understandable.

A Milwaukee family was blindsided by a sentence of one year in prison and one year of probation for 23-year-old driver Dedrick Ashford, for striking and killing 6-year-old Christopher Wade with his car in April.

Not only did he kill the toddler, but he was driving without a license and under the influence of marijuana.

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