Tammy Lynn Sytch, more commonly known in the wrestling world as Sunny, has frequently found herself on the wrong side of the law.
The WWE Hall of Famer’s actions have not only tarnished her reputation but have also led to serious consequences.
The most significant of these incidents was her involvement in a DUI manslaughter case, which dramatically altered the course of her life.
Sunny: Fatal Incident
In a tragic turn of events last year, Sytch was involved in a three-car collision. The aftermath was devastating, with Julian Lafrancis Lasseter Jr. of Daytona Beach Shores, one of the drivers, losing his life.
He was rushed to Halifax Health Medical Center but unfortunately was declared dead upon arrival. Investigations into the accident revealed that Sytch was at fault.
This incident was not an isolated one for her, but it was certainly the most grievous.
Legal Repercussions for Sunny
Following the accident, the law was swift in its response. Sytch faced a potential prison sentence of up to 25 years after she pleaded no contest to the DUI Manslaughter charges.
Initially, she maintained her innocence. However, as the trial date approached, she changed her plea, perhaps realising the weight of the evidence against her.
Dutch Mantell’s Perspective
Dutch Mantell, a respected figure in the wrestling community, recently shared his views on the matter during an episode of Story Time with Dutch Mantell.
He expressed deep concern not only for Sytch’s well-being but also for the safety of the general public. Mantell stated, “I like Tammy. But I’ve said this, she’s going to kill somebody and she did. The reason she should be put away is because she will kill somebody else or she will hurt somebody else or she will kill herself, which I don’t wish on anybody.
“But she has to be protected from herself and also we got to protect people driving around going to the shop. She knows this. She can complain. I don’t have any sympathy for her whatsoever.”
The Future for Tammy Sytch
The future remains uncertain for Sytch. With her past actions and the recent fatal incident, it seems increasingly likely that she might spend a significant portion, if not the rest, of her life behind bars.
The wrestling community and fans are divided on their opinions about her, with some feeling sympathy while others believe she must face the consequences of her actions.