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Teen guilty of capital murder, sentenced to life in prison - The Galveston County Daily News : Local News

September 2, 2014

Teen guilty of capital murder, sentenced to life in prison

Posted: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 1:00 am | Updated: 8:18 pm, Mon Mar 18, 2013.

LA MARQUE — The trial of a teenage boy accused of fatally stabbing a woman 28 times ended Tuesday with his conviction on a capital murder charge and an automatic life sentence.

A jury of eight women and four men deliberated 6½ hours before reaching its verdict. The panel found Jor’Dan Jacqueinn Maurice Lewis, 16, guilty in the slaying of Vaneeda Wright, 84. Prosecutors said Wright was killed in the course of a robbery.

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