A Man Has Been Found Guilty of First-Degree Murder After Killing a Sneaker Store Owner

When will this stop?

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Justice is finally being served in the 2015 case of a Tallahassee, Fla., sneaker store owner who was beaten to death in his own shop.

Tallahassee Democrat reports that Antowan Hawkins has been found guilty of first-degree murder, robbery, arson, tampering with physical evidence, and grand theft auto after 24-year-old Aaron Goodwin was found dead in the store he owned, Exclusive Heat, last May. Authorities also found Goodwin's car on fire the same morning.

After months of investigating, Hawkins was arrested in July when police say he attempted to sell stolen sneakers from Goodwin's store. Prosecutors are convinced that Hawkins committed the murder alone, however two other men still face accessory charges for helping him dispose of the vehicle. 

Although prosecutors had pushed for the death penalty, WCTV adds that the jury recommended a sentence of life in prison with no parole. 

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