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Ohio gang member, 18, sentenced to 175 years for quadruple homicide

September 16, 2016  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
Ohio gang member, 18, sentenced to 175 years for quadruple homicide

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A judge in Colombus, Ohio has sentenced an 18-year-old gang member after he was convicted on aggravated murder charges for his role in a quadruple homicide during a home invasion last year.

Back in May, a jury in Franklin County convicted Jordyn Wade, who stood accused of helping rob five people along with an accomplice, then stood with his gun drawn at the top of the staircase as the other robbery suspect shot the five victims in cold blood.

On Tuesday, a judge sentenced Wade to 172 1/2 years in prison in connection with the quadruple murders of four individuals identified as the murders of Daniel Craig Sharp, age 26, Angela D. Harrison, age 35, Tyajah N. Nelson, age 18, and Michael Ballour, age 41, which occurred in the basement of Ballour’s home in South Linden last June 13th.

Prosecutors said after robbing the victims Wade and his co-defendant 28-year-old Robert Lee Adams, ordered them to the basement, NBC4 reported.

Adams proceeded to execute four of the victims, and critically wounding a fifth person. The two suspects immediately fled the scene. However, one of the five victims, a woman who survived the attack stumbled from the home and managed to seek out help.

Police picked up Wade a short time later. Adams remained a fugitive from justice after fleeing the state until his apprehension two months later in the state of Mississippi.

Wade, who at the time was 16, wasn’t eligible for capital punishment because he is a juvenile.

Meanwhile, Adams will stand trial for a 29-count murder indictment in January for the quadruple homicide and faces the possibility of death if convicted.

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