‘Justice was denied to our families,’ shooting victim’s family says of Seth Fontenot’s 13-month sentence _lowres

Advocate staff photo by BRAD BOWIE -- Seth Fontenot arrives at the Lafayette Parish Courthouse for sentencing on Wednesday morning with his attorney Thomas Guilbeau.

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Seth Fontenot is now back home after being released from the LaSalle Correctional Center last night, KATC-TV reported Sunday.

Fontenot’s attorney Thomas Guilbeau confirmed that he was released from the center at midnight.

Guilbeau said he was picked up by his sister and a friend and taken back home.

Fontenot was released on good behavior after serving ten and a half months.

He was convicted of manslaughter in the 2013 death of 15-year-old Austin Rivault.

Now Guilbeau says Fontenot and his family are focusing on getting him settled and back into school.