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Sentencing for FAMU hazing-death defendant delayed

Sentencing for FAMU hazing-death defendant delayed

A Tuesday sentencing hearing for a Florida A & M University band member who played a role in the hazing death of a fellow student will be rescheduled to a later date. Caleb Jackson was due to appear before Circuit Judge Marc Lubet today, but he was not transported in time from the Department of Corrections, according to the judge's staff. Jackson, 26, pleaded no contest to manslaughter and felony hazing in 2013 for his role in the death of Drum Maj. Robert Champion, who was from Decatur, Ga. Jackson faces 35 years in prison. A judge previously gave Jackson prison time after his arrest in Champion's case, for violating his probation in an unrelated battery case. Fifteen...