Miami, Florida – The two 35-calendar year-previous South Florida adult males who killed a Miami plumber during an armed robbery and carjacking in 2018 had been sentenced yesterday in federal district court docket in Miami. U.S. District Choose Roy K. Altman sentenced Jamal Lamar Head to 60 years in prison and Keon Travy Glanton to just around 33 several years in prison.
On July 11, 2018, Head and Glanton labored together to rob a Roto-Rooter plumber of valuable plumbing devices in Riviera Beach, Florida. Head and Glanton lured the Roto-Rooter plumber to an deserted home in Riviera Beach, where by Head assaulted him with a firearm. Valuable plumbing products was removed from the auto.
The following working day, July 12, 2018, Head and Glanton prepared to rob yet another plumber, this time at a vacant home in Miami Lakes, Florida. After Head and Glanton called quite a few plumbers, plumber “L.S.H.” agreed to come to the Miami Lakes residence to execute plumbing do the job. When L.S.H. arrived, Head compelled L.S.H. into yet another automobile at gunpoint, whilst Glanton drove absent in L.S.H.’s plumbing van.
Head started driving L.S.H. away from the scene, and L.S.H. struggled with Head. Head then shot L.S.H. once in the chest and twice in the stomach and crashed his motor vehicle into a tree. Head fled the scene and named Glanton, who returned to the location in L.S.H.’s van to decide up Head. Head and Glanton then fled the space together. They later drove to a different area of Miami, in which they doused L.S.H.’s van in gasoline and lit it on fireplace.
Paramedics arrived at the murder scene and found L.S.H.’s human body in the rear seat of Head’s automobile. L.S.H. was pronounced lifeless on the scene. The professional medical examiner established that L.S.H.’s bring about of dying was blood loss from the three gunshot wounds.
Previously this yr, Glanton and Head pled guilty to conspiring to commit a Hobbs Act theft, carjacking ensuing in dying, and discharging a firearm in furtherance of a criminal offense of violence.
Juan Antonio Gonzalez, Performing United States Legal professional for the Southern District of Florida, Robert Cekada, Special Agent in Demand, Bureau of Liquor, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), Miami Subject Office, and Alfredo “Freddy” Ramirez III, Director, Miami Dade Police Section, announced the sentences.
ATF Miami and MDPD investigated this circumstance. This scenario was prosecuted by Assistant U.S. Attorneys Daniel J. Marcet and Jessica Kahn Obenauf. AUSA Richard Brown is dealing with asset forfeiture.
Linked courtroom files and information may well be identified on the internet site of the District Courtroom for the Southern District of Florida at www.flsd.uscourts.gov or on http://pacer.flsd.uscourts.gov, below scenario quantity 19-cr-20063.