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Man Convicted After New Trial In Connection With 2012 Fatal Shooting

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A Swissvale man who had been granted a new trial after a third-degree murder conviction connected to a fatal shooting in 2012 has once again been convicted on charges in the case.

The jury in the courtroom of Allegheny County Common Pleas Judge Alex Bicket on Friday acquitted Jon Lee, 22, of third-degree murder.

He was, however, convicted of conspiracy and robbery charges stemming from the incident that led to the death of Jordan Coyner, 20, a Slippery Rock University student.

Mr. Lee was 16 when he was taken in for questioning after Mr. Coyner was shot and killed at his parents’ home in Kennedy on June 18, 2012.

He and two others — Brandon Lind and Devele Reid — were charged with conspiracy homicide and robbery after the shooting.

Reid was convicted of second-degree murder, and Lind and Mr. Lee were both convicted of third-degree murder.

But the state Superior Court granted Mr. Lee and new trial in 2016 because a detective who questioned him failed to give him his Miranda warning.

Mr. Lee will be sentenced March 14.