JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — A Jefferson City man will be sentenced in July for the murder of a Columbia man during a drug deal.
A Cole County jury on Thursday convicted 30-year-old Brandon Chase of second-degree murder, first-degree robbery and armed criminal action in the April 2012 death of 34-year-old Keith Mosely of Columbia.
The verdict came in Chase's second trial. Another jury in March could not reach a verdict.
Prosecutors said Chase brought two other men to Mosely's apartment to steal marijuana, and Mosely was shot during the confrontation.
The Jefferson City News-Tribune reports another suspect, Khiry Summers, is scheduled to go on trial July 8. The third suspect, Tracy Session, pleaded guilty last November and is serving 20 years in prison.
The Associated Press