Desir Gets Eight Years for Manslaughter

John Desir, age 28, residing at 132 Third Avenue, Nyack was sentenced May 30, 2012, before New York State Supreme Court Justice William A. Kelly to a state prison term of 8 years and 3 years of post release supervision after pleading guilty to Manslaughter in the 1st Degree. District Attorney Thomas P. Zugibe stated that on or about June 25, 2011 at approximately 3:00 a.m., the defendant the defendant stabbed Wykeme Corker in the neck with a sharp object during an altercation on Franklin Street in the Village of Nyack. Corker was transported to Nyack Hospital in a taxicab and died shortly after his arrival.