Cardell Hayes Found Guilty of Manslaughter in the Shooting Death of Will Smith

Cardell Hayes, the man who shot and killed former Saints star Will smith in New Orleans, was found guilty of manslaughter.

He now faces up to 40 years in prison.

via TMZ:

Smith was shot and killed by Hayes on April 9th after a road rage incident. His trial started Monday … and went through the weekend. The jury started deliberating earlier this afternoon … and just reached a verdict.

Hayes was found guilty of manslaughter … and attempted manslaughter.

Saints coach Sean Payton … as well as ex-Saint Deuce McAllister were present in court while the verdict was read.

The judge tentatively scheduled Hayes’ sentencing for February 17th.

Give him all 40 years.

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