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Man Who Confessed To Drunk Driving-Related Killing On YouTube Says He’ll Plead Guilty… But Doesn’t

Matthew Cordle

When I get charged, I will plead guilty and take full responsibility for everything I’ve done to Vincent [Canzani] and his family.

Matthew Cordle, in a viral YouTube video where he confessed to killing a man after a drunk driving incident he was involved in earlier this summer.

Yesterday, Cordle attempted to enter a not guilty plea, but Judge Julie Lynch did not allow him to do so because she was “incensed.” Cordle returned to court today and again entered a not guilty plea, a move his attorneys say is merely a procedural step.

(Keep reading to watch Cordle’s shocking video confession.)

Ohio man pleads not-guilty in drunk-driving case despite online video promise to ‘take full responsibility’ for man’s death [New York Daily News]
In Legal Tactic, YouTube Drunken Driving Confessor Pleads Not Guilty [ABC News via Yahoo!]
Man who confessed to DUI enters procedural plea [Canton Repository]

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