Lil Boosie given 8 year prison sentence

  • Breaking
  • 29/11/2011

Incarcerated rapper Lil Boosie has been sentenced to serve eight years behind bars for attempting to smuggle drugs into prison on three separate occasions.

The hip-hop star, real name Torrence Hatch, confessed to three counts of conspiring to obtain codeine syrup while serving time for a previous drug and gun possession charge at Louisiana's Dixon Correctional Center and Angola State Penitentiary.

Boosie, 29, appeared in court on Tuesday and asked the judge to send him to a rehab facility to help him overcome his addictions. However, the court official decided to simply recommend treatment as part of his sentence.

And the rapper's legal woes don't end there - he is due to stand trial for a first degree murder charge in March following the death of Terry Boyd in October, 2009. Boosie is accused of hiring hitmen to kill the 35-year-old. The embattled star faces the death penalty if found guilty.

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