prison with 12 years suspended after he was convicted of killing his
music producer in September.
dispute over the work arose. Cellphone records show that on Sept. 24,
2015, Salandy sent McDaniel at least three text messages that clearly
conveyed a mounting level of animosity.
Clarksburg neighborhood. They had an explosive verbal argument. Police
say Salandy then got into his silver Saab sedan, rounded the block, hit
the gas and plowed right into McDaniel.
“Investigators determined that Salandy was traveling between 37 and 49
miles per hour at the moment of impact, never braking, swerving, calling
911 or stopping to check on McDaniel’s injuries. The intensity of the
collision broke every bone in both of McDaniel’s legs. His boots flung
off his body. The 6-foot-3, 300-pound music producer rolled over the
hood of the car and then catapulted through the air, ultimately falling
onto the pavement, dead.”