Supreme Court upholds conviction in new bride’s murder
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — The Kansas Supreme Court has upheld a man’s conviction in the drive-by shooting of a woman who had just been married.
The court said Friday that the Shawnee County District Attorney’s office made three errors in the case against 34-year-old Awnterio Dwan Lowery, but concluded they did not deprive Lowery of a fair trial.
Lowery was sentenced to consecutive life terms plus nearly 52 years for the death of 42-year-old Tiffany Davenport-Ray, of Wichita.
Davenport-Ray was fatally shot during the early hours of May 25, 2014.
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports 41-year-old Thomas Earl Brown Jr., also was convicted of Davenport-Ray’s murder and sentenced to life in prison.
A third suspect, 26-year-old Jermel Ramond Robbins Sr., was shot to death in southeast Topeka about three weeks after Davenport-Ray was killed.
Information from: The Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal, http://www.cjonline.com