A Egg Harbor Township man has been sentenced in a reckless manslaughter case. John Hilyard received nine years in jail after he previously entered a guilty plea. Hilyard is responsible for the 2009 death of 45-year-old Chun Yan Hilyard. The defendant has remained in the Atlantic County Justice Facility since his arrest. He has more than 548 days of jail credit, Prosecutor Ted Housel said.