Man found guilty of murder in St. Louis neighborhood

Man found guilty of murder in St. Louis neighborhood

Man found guilty of murder in St. Louis neighborhood

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on March 28, 2014 at 8:21 AM

Updated Friday, Mar 28 at 8:21 AM

(KMOV) – A man has been found guilty in the shooting death of Nathan Reed III, who was found dead in a north St. Louis neighborhood on Nov. 21, 2012.

Timothy Boykins on Thursday was found guilty of first-degree murder and armed criminal action.

Police say Boykins, 23, shot Reed in the chest and abdomen in the back yard of a home in the 4200 block of Margaretta Ave.

Witnesses told police a man, later identified as Boykins, ran up to Reed and began shooting before fleeing the scene.

Reed, 20, was pronounced dead at the scene.

 

Boykins’ sentencing hearing is scheduled for May 2.

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