ERIE — An Erie person has been sentenced to life without parole additionally further many years in jail for murdering an worker all through an attempted robbery of an Edinboro spot fast-food stuff restaurant in 2020.
Markese Lampley, 22, was sentenced this early morning by President Judge John Trucilla in Erie County Court of Prevalent Pleas for the Jan. 25, 2020, killing of Alexander Cavanah at the Wendy’s restaurant in Washington Township around Edinboro.
Lampley also was sentenced on numerous assault charges relevant to the tried robbery.
Cavanah, 22, a previous Meadville resident, was the change manager at the cafe. Cavanah was shot in the leg and stomach through a battle with Lampley and later died at a healthcare facility. Lampley was carrying a ski mask and a motorcycle helmet, but the helmet fell off through the struggle between the two males. Lampley then fled the restaurant on a purple and black bike adhering to the taking pictures, law enforcement claimed.
Lampley was convicted in July of second-diploma murder and several other rates such as theft, aggravated assault and reckless endangerment pursuing a trial in Erie County Court docket.
Trucilla imposed lifetime without having parole for the homicide and Lampley was also specified an supplemental 13 to 64 years for aggravated assault and reckless endangerment costs connected to the other staff members and prospects in the restaurant at the time.
Lampley was arrested in the late afternoon of Jan. 25, 2020, on Interstate 90 in western Erie County. Law enforcement utilised stop sticks to deflate one particular of the tires on the black BMW car Lampley was driving at the time.
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