Second person convicted of murdering man in downtown Memphis

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MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A second person has been convicted of the murder of a Memphis man.

Mario Patterson has been convicted of first-degree murder during a robbery and automatically sentenced to life in prison.

Michale Santucci was shot and killed August 12, 2013, as he walked to his car near 275 South Main Street.

Last year, Dondre Johnson was convicted on the same charge and received the same sentence.

Jessica Norfleet, who testified in both trials, is awaiting her own trial.

She’s charged with accessory after the fact, to wit, first-degree murder.

Santucci, 27, was a nurse for Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital.





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