Kimani Meadows Found Guilty of All Charges
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."