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CHARLESTON, West Virginia -

A Charleston man was sentenced to a year behind bars for a fatal punch behind a South Charleston bar. 

Kenneth Slater pleaded guilty to misdemeanor battery Friday. Slater admitted to punching Robert Adkins outside a bar on Saint Patrick's Day. Adkins later died from his injuries.

Attorneys for Slater asked for a home confinement sentence instead of incarceration.