Former Birmingham police officer found guilty of manslaughter

BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - A former Birmingham police officer has been found guilty of reckless manslaughter.

A jury found 36-year-old James Kendrick guilty of driving drunk and killing 35-year-old Derric Rush when his car crashed into the vehicle Rush was in.

Sentencing is set for June 17th.

Kendrick is a 12-year police veteran assigned to the North Precinct. He was off duty at the time.

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