- Associated Press - Tuesday, July 7, 2015

NEW MILFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Hartford man has been convicted of aiding his brother in the murder of a man who was shot and killed in a charter school parking lot.

The Hartford Courant reports (https://cour.at/1fjoals ) a Superior Court jury Monday found 39-year-old Quan Soyini guilty of conspiracy to commit murder and being an accessory to murder.

Soyini’s brother, 36-year-old Kunta Soyini, is already serving a 35-year-prison term for the shooting death of 25-year-old Chimar Gordon.

Prosecutor John Fahey says Quan Soyini helped his brother hunt down Gordon on the day of the murder. He says Gordon had robbed Quan Soyini a month earlier.

Defense attorney William Gerace argued that his client played no role in the killing.

Quan Soyini faces up to 80 years in prison when he’s sentenced in September.


Information from: Hartford Courant, https://www.courant.com

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