EUGENE, Ore. -- A man who attacked a homeless man looking for cans pleaded guilty to a lesser charge and was sentenced to 23 months in prison.
Gerald Francis Wudarski, 52, died from injuries sustained in June after he got in a fight with a duplex resident while looking for cans, according to police.
A grand jury indicted Cory Wayne Freeman, 28, of Eugene on charges of Manslaughter 2 and Assault 2 in Wudarski's death.
Freeman pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of criminally negligent homicide. Judge Gregory Foote sentenced him Tuesday to 23 months in prison.