JACKSONVILLE, Fla. –
The man who killed a Chicago Bears fan in downtown Jacksonville, Matthew Hinson, will spend the rest of his life in prison. Matthew Hinson was sentenced Friday to life without parole for killing William “Chris” Pettry, a Chicago Bears who was in town to watch his team play the Jacksonville Jaguars.
Police say Hinson, 29, slashed of the throat of Christopher Pettry in a fit of rage because Pettry (pictured below) was talking to Hinson\’s wife. Pettry, 42, was in town for the Bears\’ game against the Jaguars.
Friday’s hearing lasted hours as Hinson faced his victim’s family members. Pettry’s family read statements to Judge Suzanne Bass about what Hinson’s actions have caused their family. Pettry’s mother, Carylin Hedstrom, who lo