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Killer of Serena and Venus Williams’ sister released from prison



The gangland killer of Serena and Venus Williams’ beloved sister is back on the street after being released from prison , DailyMail . com reveals .Former Southside Crips gang member Robert Maxfield shot registered nurse Yetunde Price in a drive – by shooting in September , 2003 .

Yetunde was hit in the back of the head with an AK – 47 and died instantly in Compton , California , leaving her family devastated .

Her killer is now a free man after completing his 15 – year sentence early due to good behaviour .

Maxfield pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter in April 2006 after two previous trials that ended in hung juries .

At his sentencing at Compton Superior Court, Serena said , “ I wasn ’ t going to speak because it ’ s too hard for me to talk . ”

But she said she wanted to let Maxfield “ know that this was unfair to our family , and our family has always been positive and we always try to help people . ”

Maxfield was released on parole from Deuel Vocational Institution in Tracy , California , on March 8 after getting his sentence cut for good behaviour in jail .

Meanwhile , American entrepreneur of Armenian descent Alexis Ohanian says he believes the real reason he initially got tennis star – and now his wife – Serena Williams’ attention was because she had a business question , PanARMENIAN . Net reports .

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“ I would even argue that maybe the only reason she talked to me in the first place was because at the time , I loaded up her website and it was not great and she was already looking for a better tech strategy, ” Ohanian told FOX Business .

Ohanian , who famously co – founded social media site Reddit in 2005 , and then sold it 16 months later to Conde Nast , making him a multi – millionaire at the age of 23 , met Serena at a café in Italy in 2015 . Two years later, the couple announced they were having a baby and were married shortly after the birth of their daughter .

But while Ohanian says he has been a good resource for the 23 – time Grand Slam champion “ in terms of deal flows with sponsorships and investments , ” she has been more of business inspiration to him than he would have ever imagined.