Jury finds three men guilty in Piazza double-murder trial

    A jury has found three men guilty of the murder charges against them for the 2009 deaths of Rian Thal and Timothy Gilmore.

    Thal and Gilmore were shot inside the Piazza, Northern Liberties’ mixed-use development, in what authorities determined was a botched robbery involving cocaine and cash.

    Update, Dec. 2, 1:45 p.m. Keith Epps, Edward Daniels and Antonio Wright hve been sentenced to life in prison, the Daily News reports.

    Each got two consecutive life sentences without the chance for parole, though Hook’s lawyer says he’ll appeal. The prosecution read a police statement from co-defendant Donnell Murchison, which incriminated Hook. Murchison then refused to be cross examined and his statement was stricken from the record.

    Epps, Daniels and Wright were convicted Thursday, Action News reports, and could be sentenced to life in prison. All three were charged with felony murder.

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