East Hampton caddie master takes plea deal, gets 5 years in jail for killing boss

Prosecutors say Marc Dern placed Kevin Somers in a headlock or chokehold, causing him to lose consciousness.

News 12 Staff

Jun 26, 2023, 9:23 PM

Updated 388 days ago

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An East Hampton man will be behind bars for five years after admitting to killing his boss.
Marc Dern, a former assistant caddie master at The Maidstone Club, took a plea deal earlier this year after admitting to killing the club's head caddie in February 2022.
Prosecutors say Dern got into a fight with 45-year-old Kevin Somers while watching a golf tournament at Dern's home.
They say Dern, 35, placed Somers in a headlock or chokehold, causing him to lose consciousness.
Somers died from a neck compression.
Dern had faces up to 25 years in prison in convicted at trial.


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