Man gets life behind bars for conspiring to kill witnesses

handcuffs & gavel

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Hartford man who authorities say conspired with others to kill a witness in a drug case has been sentenced to life in prison.

The Hartford Courant reports a federal judge handed down the sentencing to 26-year-old Dominique Mack. Mack was convicted in April of two counts of conspiracy to commit witness tampering by committing first-degree murder.

Ian Francis was shot multiple times in December 2010, while sitting in his vehicle in Hartford. He died from his injuries the following month.

Prosecutors say Keronn Miller lured Francis to an area where Mack was waiting to kill him. Miller pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting the killing.

Authorities say Mack was involved in another plan to kill a witness in the Francis murder trial.

___

Information from: Hartford Courant, http://www.courant.com

Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

WTNH NEWS8 provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Also, you can now block any inappropriate user by simple selecting the drop down menu on the right of any comment and selection "Block User" from there.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s