TOWSON, Md. (WMAR) - Damonya Cook and Keith Burgess were convicted today by a Baltimore County jury for the premeditated murder of Vincent Thomas whose body was found in a field.
Thomas was found shot to death in a field at Annapolis Road and Illinois Avenue in Baltimore Highlands on February 19, 2011. He had been shot 4 times in the back and once in the chest.
Police discovered that there had been an ongoing dispute between Cook and Thomas.
Cook ambushed Thomas as he walked toward a Light Rail stop and Burgess had assisted Cook in catching up with Thomas and disposing of the gun used in the crime.
Sentencing has been set for November 12. Each defendant faces a maximum penalty of life without parole for the murder and 20 years for the use of a handgun in the commission of a crime of violence.
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