Man pleads guilty to throwing brick at car, killing man

Jonathan Dejesus (photo: Bridgeport Police)

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter for throwing a brick at a passing car, killing a man sitting inside.

The Connecticut Post reports 30-year-old Jonathan DeJesus, of Bridgeport, entered the plea Monday in connection with the death last year of 41-year-old Edy Morales.

Related: 3 charged in July brick-throwing death in Bridgeport

Investigators say DeJesus was one of several people who threw objects at the car in July 2016 because the occupants had “disrespected” them. Police determined it was a brick thrown by DeJesus that killed Morales. He died of a head injury.

The judge says he will impose an 8-year prison term at a sentencing hearing on Nov. 3.

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Information from: Connecticut Post, http://www.connpost.com

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