- Associated Press - Wednesday, September 30, 2015

DETROIT (AP) - A Detroit man convicted of armed robbery in connection with the slaying of a 23-year-old French street artist has been sentenced to 16 to 40 years in prison.

The Wayne County prosecutor’s office says 18-year-old Dionte Travis appeared Wednesday in circuit court.

A hung jury led to a mistrial last month on murder and gun charges. Travis’ retrial on those charges is scheduled for Nov. 30.

Bilal Berreni was found dead with a gunshot wound to the face in July 2013.

Drequone Rich and Jasin Curtis have both pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in Berreni’s death. Another suspect who was 13 at the time of the killing faces trial later this year.


Copyright © 2018 The Washington Times, LLC.

The Washington Times Comment Policy

The Washington Times welcomes your comments on Spot.im, our third-party provider. Please read our Comment Policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide