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Two Men Convicted in Slaying of 17-Year-Old

Wed, May 20, 2015 7:24 AM | NYGIA (Administrator)

ROCHESTER, N.Y. -- Two men were convicted of charges in the slaying of a 17-year-old Rochester boy in Monroe County Court.

The jury found Vincent Bean, 20, guilty on charges of murder, manslaughter and gang assault. The same jury also found Ronald Nelson, 28, guilty of gang assault

Prosecutors say the men approached Travone Teasley, 17, at the corner of Kirkland and Genesee Street June 20, 2014. They chased him, beat him and then Bean stabbed him to death.

A third defendant, Deiondre Francis, was also involved and plead guilty.

Bean faces 25 years to life when he is sentenced June 9, 2015. Nelson faces up to 25 years in prison when he is sentenced the following week.

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