Rockland County District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh announced today that Jason Jabouin (08/22/1986), of Fayetteville, North Carolina was sentenced on one count of Manslaughter in the First Degree, a class “B” Violent Felony, in connection with the killing of Ryan Franklin on May 22, 2020.
On May 22, 2020 at approximately 10:07 a.m., while in the Village of Nyack, Jason Jabouin shot Ryan Franklin two times in the torso causing his death. After Jabouin murdered Ryan Franklin, he fled New York and was apprehended in Maryland.
District Attorney Thomas E. Walsh, II said, “Today’s sentencing hopefully brings closure to the family and friends of Ryan Franklin, whose life tragically was taken away by senseless violence. I want to commend Police Chief Donald Butterworth and the men and women of the Orangetown Police Department on their outstanding professionalism and tireless work throughout the entire investigation.”
On November 29, 2021, Jabouin was sentenced to twenty (20) years in state prison with five (5) years post release supervision. Chief Assistant District Attorney Patrick Frawley and First Assistant District Attorney Dominic Crispino prosecuted the case.