DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Darius Fields, a drug trafficker implicated in the kidnapping of 13-year-old Shavon Randle, who’s body was found inside an abandoned home, was sentenced to 18 years in federal prison on Friday.
Following a three-day trial in April 2018, Fields, then 27, was convicted on two counts of “lying and buying” – aiding and abetting false statements in the acquisition of a firearm – and one count of unlawful possession of a pistol.
At his sentencing, prosecutors introduced evidence indicating Fields was involved in Randle’s kidnapping. She was then killed following a dispute over stolen marijuana.
Local law enforcement has named Fields a “person of interest” in the Randle case, but has not charged Mr. Fields in connection with the teen’s murder.
The prosecution also presented evidence that Fields and his associates originally…
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