Jury finds Donovan Thomas guilty in murder trial

Donovan Thomas (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail)
Donovan Thomas (Source: Vanderburgh Co. Jail)
Updated: Oct. 24, 2018 at 2:42 PM CDT
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EVANSVILLE, IN (WFIE) - One of three men arrested in connection with a robbery and murder in Evansville has been found guilty.

The trial for Donovan Thomas started on Monday.

Authorities say Thomas and two other men robbed and killed 41-year-old Michael Pardee of Danville, Indiana last December.

They say it happened during a drug deal across the street from Washington Square Mall.

Police say Pardee was shot in the face.

Romano Wright, and DaSean Summers were also charged in the case.

Police say a man who was with Pardee drove the car to another business on Green River Road after the shooting.

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