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Donald Short entered an Alford plea Friday to involuntary manslaughter of his son, Matthew, 47.

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Father’s plea: Details of shooting revealed in court

When then 84-year-old Donald Short shot his mentally ill son to death last November, he said he was defending himself and his family. The former University of Virginia cop entered an Alford plea to involuntary manslaughter in Albemarle Circuit Court on August 25, which is not an admission of guilt, but means he believed the […]

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