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Rochester man found not guilty of murder, convicted of robbery

Posted at: 10/31/2012 8:36 PM

nullA Rochester man has been found not guilty in a homicide from January of 2011.

19-year-old Jyquale Thomas was found not guilty on charges of second-degree murder. A jury did find him guilty of first-degree robbery.

Thomas had been charged in a robbery attempt that left a man dead. He was accused of a robbing 32-year-old Broderick Howard on Hayward Avenue and then leaving Howard to die.

When sentenced, Thomas faces up to 25 years in state prison on the robbery conviction.