Andre Bromfield, a former delivery supervisor of the MasterMac Supermarket in Manchester who fatally shot his 24-year-old girlfriend, Shantell White on December 31, 2019, was sentenced to 18 years and five months.
Bromfield appeared in the Manchester Circuit Court before Justice Lorna Shelly Williams today, May 31 who handed down the 10 percent reduced sentence according to sentencing guidelines.
The accused was initially charged with illegal possession of a firearm and murder by detectives assigned to the Manchester Police Division after he surrendered the following day on January 1, 2020. However, he pleaded not guilty to those charges and was offered a plea deal on May 16, 2022.
Bromfield’s initial charges were subsequently reduced to manslaughter after it was concluded based on his caution statement that he was provoked by White.
Reports from the fatal New Year’s Eve incident are that Bromfield and White were seated in the lunchroom of the MasterMac Supermarket when White was approached and kissed on the cheek by another male colleague.
This resulted in Bromfield reportedly pulling a firearm from his waist and shooting the deceased several times in the head. The police were summoned to the scene and White was rushed to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.
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