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Marijuana Robbery Ends in Murder

DATE:  November 3, 2017

CASE:  Shaquille Huston & Dayvon Stroupe (Case #14F07830)

PROSECUTOR:  Deputy District Attorney Caroline Park, Homicide Unit

Shaquille Huston and Dayvon Stroupe were convicted by a jury for the first-degree murder of Vincent Amaya with a special circumstance of committing the murder during the course of a robbery. 

On November 17, 2014, the victim met Shaquille Huston, Dayvon Stroupe and two additional unidentified assailants at the Florin Meadows Apartments to sell them marijuana.  Huston, Stroupe and the two unidentified individuals attempted to rob the victim of his marijuana.  During the course of this robbery, one of the four robbers shot and killed the victim.

Huston and Stroupe face a maximum sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole. Sentencing is set for December 1, 2017, at 9:00 a.m. for Stroupe and December 19, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. for Huston in Department 33 before the Honorable Michael Savage. 


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