Man Gets 12 Year Sentence In Deadly Shooting
Aug. 21, 2014
(St. Louis, MO) -- A man who pleaded guilty to the shooting death of a St. Louis jazz artist's sister has been sentenced to 12 years in prison. Prosecutors say 21-year-old Ronnie Mottley agreed on Thursday to a plea deal in connection to the death of Patrice Thimes in 2011. The victim was the sister of local jazz singer Denise Thimes. Two co-defendants in the case, 23-year-old Bernard Dorris and his 21-year-old cousin Sheltkeem Brown, are awaiting trial.