Man sentenced in drug-robbery related homicide in Topeka
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — An 18-year-old was sentenced to more than 27 years in prison for a June 2017 shooting death in Topeka.
Lamero Dunstan was sentenced Tuesday in the death of Justice Mitchell in the parking lot of a Church’s Chicken.
Dunstank also was to pay more than $3,800 in restitution related to medical expenses and nearly $16,000 for funeral expenses to Mitchell’s mother.
The Topeka Capital-Journal reports after he serves his time, Dunstan must register as an offender for 15 years.
Mitchell and a friend, Ernest Williams, arranged a marijuana sale and at the Church’s Chicken.
Investigators say a 16-year-old, Shayden Byrd, recruited Dunstan to rob Mitchell.
Byrd was sentenced in December to serve five years in prison plus six months of aftercare.
Williams was acquitted of murder.
Information from: The Topeka (Kan.) Capital-Journal, http://www.cjonline.com