Man gets 25 years for machete slaying

A Hempstead man was sentenced today to 25 years in prison for killing a teen with a machete. David Sadler seemingly shrugged off the sentence.

David Sadler, of Hempstead, was sentenced today to

David Sadler, of Hempstead, was sentenced today to 25 years in prison for killing a teen with a machete.

A Hempstead man was sentenced today to 25 years in prison for killing a teen with a machete.

David Sadler seemingly shrugged off the sentence.

"It is what it is. I'll be back. I will be back,” he said.

Sadler was acquitted of murder but convicted of manslaughter in the 2014 death of 17-year-old Terrence Grier Jr. 

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