WENY News - Kimani Meadows Found Guilty of All Charges

Kimani Meadows Found Guilty of All Charges

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WENY) -  Kimani Meadows has been found guilty on all charges in the murder case where he was accused of shooting and killing a woman from the Bronx.

According to police, Meadows shot and killed 33-year-old, Robyn Roper in December of 2016. District attorney, Weeden Wetmore says Roper was shot 5 times, including once in the temple. Her body was later found on Draht Hill road by deputies from the Chemung county sheriff's office, after a driver called 911 to report what they thought was a hit-and-run. 

Meadows has been found guilty of second-degree murder, and 3 counts of criminal possession of a weapon. 

He faces a minimum of 25 years in prison. 

In a statement, Chemung County District Attorney Weeden Wetmore said, "We are pleased with the verdict...The case came down to a lot of good police work...Although circumstantial, I thought we had a good case." 

"We hope the Roper family now has some closure." 

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