Wichita man convicted in fatal shooting during botched drug deal
January 15, 2019 2:51PM CST
A 20-year-old Wichita man has been convicted in the shooting death of another man in what police say was a botched marijuana deal.
The Wichita Eagle reports Mark Holley III was found guilty Monday of first-degree felony murder in the death of 18-year-old D’Shaun Smith. He was also convicted of six other charges.
Holley will be sentenced March 13.
Police have said Smith and an 18-year-old woman connected with Holley met him in a residential neighborhood to buy drugs. Smith later was found dead in the woman’s car.
Holley is facing life in prison on the murder charge.