2nd suspect sentenced in fatal shooting case in Dayton

UPDATE @ 3:45 p.m. (Feb. 14):
The second suspect found guilty for the shooting death of John Madden III was sentenced Wednesday.

Ryshon Steele, 18, was sentenced to 25 years-to-life in prison for the incident.


A 20-year-old Dayton man will spend 15 years to life behind bars for his role in the death of a man shot during a robbery spree.

Klone Snowden was sentenced today in Montgomery County Common Pleas Court. He was found guilty last month in the Nov. 12, 2016, shooting death of John Madden III. He was convicted of murder, aggravated robbery and intimidation of a witness.

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A co-defendant, Ryshon Steele, 18, was convicted in September 2017 of murder, aggravated robbery, felonious assault and receiving stolen property. He was 17 at the time of the crimes but was tried in adult court. He will be sentenced Feb. 14.

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Madden, 24, was shot in the head outside the AM/PM Mini Market at 2317 Salem Ave. and robbed of his money.

Prosecutors said Snowden and Steele drove around and randomly stopped and robbed victims at gunpoint on Kenilworth Avenue in the areas of Grand Avenue and Broadway Street, and in the area of West Second and West First streets.

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Snowden and Steele also committed a carjacking on Sundale Drive near Germantown Street, prosecutors said.


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