Albany teen’s convicted killer kicked out of court at sentencing

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The man convicted of killing a high school student in 2021 was sentenced to 25 years to life in prison – but not before the judge kicked him out of an Albany County courtroom.

While a victim impact statement was being read, Alvin Foy, 20, of Albany, was seen laughing. Judge Roger McDonough gave him three warnings about his inappropriate behavior.

McDonough told security to escort him out of the courtroom a few minutes later. McDonough sentenced Foy to the murder of China Forney without him being in the room.

Foy was convicted of second-degree murder for shooting and killing 18-year-old Chyna Forney on May 3, 2021.

Forney was three weeks away from graduating from Albany Leadership Charter High School. She was killed on Essex Street in Albany.

Forney was not the intended target and was hit by a stray bullet, said prosecutors.

During Friday afternoon’s sentencing, Foy seemed distracted, moving around in his chair, smirking, whispering, turning around, etc.

When Judge McDonough directed Foy to come up to the rail and address the court, Foy kept saying he was innocent of the crime.

When it was time for McDonough to speak, Foy kept interrupting him. That’s when Judge McDonough lost his patience and told him to leave.

Foy did not act alone in Forney’s murder. Jahmere Manning was also convicted for his role in Forney’s death. Manning pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and is serving 20 years to life in state prison.

Forney dreamed of going to college and becoming a travelling nurse, said family members.

See the moment Foy was kicked out of court by watching the video of Tessa Bentulan’s story.