Murder USA: Mahdi Lawson of Upper Marlboro Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Gun and Drug Offenses

Under all the circumstances, we are persuaded that the evidence presented, viewed in the light most favorable to the State, could have led a rational trier of fact to reasonably conclude that Benton conspired with his co-defendant, Lawson, to murder Sharod James and that Benton and Lawson did, in fact, shoot and kill James on the night of November 16, 2012.

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Murder USA: Death never takes a holiday in Temple Hills; drug dealer Taurean Beard shot dead

TEMPLE HILLS, MD. — The march of the murderers continues in the Pretty Gory County of Prince Georges County, Md., with the shooting death of Taurean Beard. Police say that the dead guy was 26-years-old and lived at 4415 23rd Place in Temple Hills, Md., a neighborhood which likely has other drug dealers ready to fill the gap of this dead death merchant. Anyone with information on this case is asked to call 1-866-411-TIPS. Tipsters do not have to give their name and could be eligible for an up to $25,000 reward.

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