Man convicted of killing accused burglar sentenced to life

Man convicted of killing accused burglar sentenced to life

AKRON, OH (WOIO) - A Summit County jury found Marcus Turner, 39, of East Tallmadge Avenue in Akron, guilty in connection with a 2013 murder Monday.

Turner was immediately sentenced to life in prison after being convicted of murder with a firearm specification and felonious assault with a firearm specification.

In September of 2013, Turner's apartment was burglarized. He believed 21-year-old Amandeep Singh broke into his apartment and stole several items. Later in the day, Turner tracked down Singh and shot him two times. Singh died from injuries.

Turner will be eligible for parole after 18 years.

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