Ex-Saint Grant gets probation in Ga. club fight

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Posted: May 11, 2010 10:00 AM
Updated: May 11, 2010 10:04 AM
Source: Associated Press

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Topics: Charles Grant, New Orleans Saints, Blakely, Ga., Ron smith, Early County, Georgia, Colquitt, Ga.

Former New Orleans Saints defensive end Charles Grant, who was charged with involuntary manslaughter for his involvement in a nightclub fight that killed a pregnant woman,
pleaded no contest to a charge of affray and was sentenced to probation.

Assistant District Attorney Ron Smith says Grant was fined $1,000 and ordered to pay $20,000 restitution to the Early County Sheriff's Office last week for his role in the February, 2008

The 31-year-old Grant, who is from nearby Colquitt, Ga., was stabbed in the neck during the fight that resulted in the death of 23-year-old Korynda Reed.

Smith says Grant's longtime friend, Laquient Macklin, and Grant's cousin, Marshae Stromer, pleaded guilty to charges of involuntary manslaughter and affray and paid $1,000 fine and put on two years probation.

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