Former Dallas Police officer convicted of killing her neighbor begins 10-year prison sentence

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DALLAS, Tex. (KSNW) – The former Dallas Police officer convicted of murder for killing her neighbor is in prison.

Amber Guyger started her 10-year prison sentence Friday for the murder of Botham Jean. She was turned over to the Texas Department of Criminal Justice Friday morning.

Jean would have turned 28-years-old this week.

Guyger shot him last September after saying she mistook his apartment for hers and thought he was a burglar.

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