MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis man was found guilty in the 2017 murder of an acquaintance.
According to the District Attorney’s Office, Antoine Adams and Octavious Bland robbed and shot Marquis Bell outside the T&A Market in the 4200 block of Eastwind Drive. Both men were seen fleeing the scene after the shooting.
Adams was convicted on first-degree murder and especially aggravated robbery charges on Wednesday. The murder conviction carries an automatic life sentence.
Bland pled guilty to second-degree murder and especially aggravated robbery charges last year. He was sentenced to 25 years in prison without the possibility of parole.