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Jury Convicts 3 of Drug Dispute triple slaying

Jury Convicts 3 of Drug Dispute triple slaying

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) _ A federal jury has convicted three men of killing three drug-ring confederates inside a suburban Rochester apartment in 2010, slayings that stemmed from a dispute over money.

The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle reports ( jurors found them guilty of murder and drug conspiracy soon after starting deliberations Wednesday.

The trial for Richard Emanuel Anderson, Andrew Wright and Aston Johnson started two months ago. Prosecutors say they traveled from the Phoenix area to shoot the victims in an apartment in the town of Greece in March 2010.

They said the men were all Jamaicans involved in a trafficking network that moved more than 2,000 pounds of marijuana from 2008 until the time of the killings.

The victims were 29-year-old Robert Moncriffe, 40-year-old Christopher Green and 38-year-old Mark Wisdom.

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