Former Florida Atlantic University soccer player sentenced 35 years in prison for student's murder

Former Florida Atlantic University soccer player sentenced 35 years in prison for student's murder

BOCA RATON, Fla. - A former Florida Atlantic University soccer player was sentenced Thursday to 35 years in prison for the murder of a 19-year-old FAU student in December 2015.

Donovan Henry, 20, was found  guilty of second-degree murder with a firearm on Dec. 12 in the death of 19-year-old Nicholas Acosta.

Acosta was killed during a suspected drug deal at the University Park Apartments, a student-only apartment complex in Boca Baton.

One other man, Rodrick Woods, has pleaded guilty in the case and is scheduled to be sentenced in August.

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