An image from the video confession of Matthew Cordle. becauseisaidiwould.com/AP hide caption itoggle caption becauseisaidiwould.com/AP The Two-Way 6 1/2-Year Sentence For 'I Killed A Man' YouTube Confessor October 23, 2013 Matthew Cordle confessed online to driving drunk. A man was killed in the accident he caused. Cordle's video went viral. On Wednesday, he received less than the maximum sentence of about eight years in prison.