Soccer-Chile goalkeeper Herrera walks free despite guilty verdict (Reuters)

SANTIAGO, June 27 (Reuters) – Universidad de Chile goalkeeper Johnny Herrera was found guilty of killing a 22-year-old woman while he was speeding but will go free, a Chilean judge ruled on Thursday. Herrera had his driving license revoked for two years and will need to report to police for a year after slamming into student Macarena Casassus in Santiago in December 2009. The prosecution had sought three years jail for the 32-year old goalkeeper, who plays for one of soccer-mad Chile’s most popular clubs. They argued Herrera was under the influence of alcohol at the time of the accident. …

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