TOWSON, Md. - A 21-year-old Randallstown man was convicted Wednesday of first-degree murder for the 2011 killing of a man in Pikesville.
According to the Baltimore County State’s Attorney Office, Hassiem Washington was found guilty in the death of Ernest Bo Gales, III. Prosecutors said Gales was abducted on Oct. 19, 2011. He was then taken to an area on Salt Lake Drive in Pikesville, robbed and shot seven times in the back of the head.
Washington was convicted of first-degree felony murder, kidnapping, armed robbery and other related offenses. He is set to be sentenced Jan. 22, 2014. Other defendants involved in the case, Rashad Eady and Mace Burkett, are scheduled for trial in this case on Dec. 10.
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