>Jasper Howard’s Assailant Charged
The man accused of killing UCONN football player, Jasper “Jazz” Howard, was sentenced to 18 years behind bars earlier today. John Lomax III, a Bloomfield, CT resident, stabbed Howard during a fight that occurred on the UCONN campus during 2009. Lomax, 22 years old, pleaded no contest to first degree manslaughter in January. Howard, a Miami native, was just 20 years old when the incident occurred. There are six other cases still pending due to the altercation.