Man Sentenced to 40 Years in Connection With 13-Year-Old Shavon Randle's Kidnapping, Killing

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One of the men indicted successful transportation with the kidnapping and sidesplitting of 13-year-old Shavon Randle successful 2017 was sentenced past month, Dallas County tribunal records show.

LaQuon Deshon Wilkerson, 34, pleaded blameworthy to engaging successful organized transgression enactment and was sentenced to 40 years successful prison, according to records filed Aug.16.

Three different charges filed against Wilkerson, including an aggravated kidnapping complaint related to the Randle case, were dismissed, records show.

Randle was kidnapped successful June 2017 from a location successful Lancaster successful what authorities judge was retaliation for stolen drugs. Her assemblage was recovered 4 days aboriginal successful an abandoned location successful eastbound Oak Cliff.

A 2nd person, 19-year-old Michael Titus, was besides recovered dormant successful the location with Randle. Titus had initially been named a idiosyncratic of involvement successful Randle's kidnapping.

Since Randle's death, respective radical person been indicted successful transportation with the case, but nary has been charged with murder.

During the proceedings of 1 of the men, Desmond Jones, prosecutors said Randle's execution was a revenge sidesplitting connected her household aft her cousin's boyfriend, Kendall Perkins, stole 22 pounds of marijuana worthy $250,000 from a pack to which Jones belonged.


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Jones was sentenced successful February 2020 to 99 years successful prison connected a complaint of engaging successful organized crime.

Perkins was aboriginal indicted connected a complaint of aggravated robbery, but the lawsuit has not gone to trial.

In May 2017, Darius Fields was sentenced to 18 years successful national situation connected a weapons complaint related to the case. The justice successful the lawsuit said she thought Fields was progressive successful Randle's disappearance but did not bid her murder.

Devontae Owens remains jailed successful Dallas County. Cell telephone records placed Owens adjacent Randle's location and their phones traveled successful the aforesaid absorption earlier hers was unopen off, an affidavit stated.

Owens was indicted successful 2017 connected an aggravated kidnapping charge. A proceedings day has not been scheduled for his case.

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