Lloyd Bright Sentenced to More Than 7 Years for Darryl Sweet Murder

Judge Herbert Dixon sentenced Lloyd Bright to seven and a half years in prison Friday in connection with the 2012 death of 61-year-old Darryl Eugene Sweet. “We can talk about this being an accident, this being not intended,” Dixon said. “But it is compounded by the fact that you have killed somebody before.” Bright had … Read more →

Lloyd Bright Pleads Guilty to Involuntary Manslaughter for Darryl Sweet Sr. Death

Lloyd Bright pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter Monday in connection with the death of 61-year-old Darryl Eugene Sweet Sr. In exchange, prosecutors agreed to drop the initial charge of second-degree murder and will recommend Bright serve a sentence of 6 to 8 years in prison. At the hearing Monday, Bright said he didn’t know Sweet … Read more →

Lloyd Bright Indicted in Death of Darryl Sweet

Lloyd Bright was arraigned Tuesday on a charge of second-degree murder in connection with the death of 61-year-old Darryl Eugene Sweet Sr. Bright pleaded innocent to the charge and a trial date has been scheduled for April 2014. On July 26, 2012, Sweet was found unconscious in the 3800 block of Minnesota Avenue Northeast; he … Read more →

Judge Finds Probable Cause for Second-Degree Murder Charge Against Lloyd Bright

Judge Thomas Motley ruled Tuesday that there was “barely” probable cause to send the second-degree murder case against Lloyd Bright to a Grand Jury. Bright is suspected of killing Darryl Eugene Sweet, Sr., in July. “I find, barely, probable cause, but that’s the bare bones, counselor,” Motley told Assistant U.S. Attorney Michelle Bradford Tuesday. “[But] … Read more →

Lloyd Bright

  • Arrested: Oct. 5, 2012
  • Age: 45
  • Gender: Male
  • Race: Black

Pleaded guilty in the July 26, 2012 death of Darryl Eugene Sweet Sr..