Kendrell Lyles pleaded guilty to the 2019 Dallas murder of Booker, a transgender woman, ahead of his trial.
Smollett, found guilty in late 2021 for making fraudulent reports to police, will also have to pay a $25,000 fine.
Smollett faces up to 3 years in prison and a $25,000 fine per count.
Republican Rep. Mark Samsel received a suspended sentence after being accused of assaulting a child during a rant about same-sex parents
NBJC, HRC, The Task Force, GLAAD, Victory Fund, and other LGBTQ organizations react to the guilty verdict for Derek Chauvin's murder of George Floyd.
Man pleaded guilty to threatening his roommates with a knife and a gun while yelling anti-gay slurs at them
Abel Cedeño was found guilty of manslaughter for stabbing two classmates, one fatally
Brandon Wiley shared photos of himself covered in the victim's blood after the attack