- Associated Press - Tuesday, December 6, 2016

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) - A Hartford man has been convicted of orchestrating the robbery and murder of a man during the prospective sale of two Craigslist items.

The Hartford Courant reports (https://cour.at/2g3gBns ) the jury convicted 25-year-old Rashad Moon of felony murder, robbery and conspiracy on Monday. He faces more than 60 years in prison when he’s sentenced Feb. 1.

Prosecutors say 23-year-old Marvin Mathis fatally shot 40-year-old Felix DeJesus, of Cromwell, as he was waiting to meet a potential buyer in May 2013 in Hartford.

Prosecutors say Moon set up the robbery and got Mathis to carry out the crime. Mathis’ attorney has said Mathis has a range of intellectual and psychiatric issues. Mathis faces the same charges.

Moon’s attorney argued that Mathis wasn’t as limited as the state made him out to be.


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

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