VALPARAISO, Ind. (AP) — A northwest Indiana man has been convicted in killings of two teenagers who were shot to death last year during a drug-related armed robbery.
A Porter County jury found 19-year-old Connor Kerner guilty Thursday of two counts each of murder and murder in perpetration of a robbery, among other charges.READ MORE: Chicago Weather: Colder And Blustery Sunday Night
A judge set Kerner’s sentencing for Dec. 8. The Times of Northwest Indiana reports that the Valparaiso man had allegedly confessed to a then-girlfriend that he had killed 18-year-old Thomas Grill, of Cedar Lake and 19-year-old Molley Lanham, of St. John, in February 2019 in the attached garage of his maternal grandparents’ Hebron-area home.READ MORE: Shedd Aquarium Asks Restaurants To Help Keep Plastic Out Of Great Lakes
Copyright 2020 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
Also From CBS Chicago:MORE NEWS: Outbound Kennedy Expressway Ramp To Montrose Avenue Reopens Monday
- Chicago’s New COVID-19 Business Curfew Begins Friday Night
- Support Grows For Man With Special Needs Fired From Jewel-Osco
- Eight-Year-Old Girl Shot While Doing Homework In East Chicago, IN