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Shawn Tyson guilty of killing two Britons in Florida

An American teenager has been found guilty of the first degree murder of two British tourists in Florida.

They were killed after drunkenly wandering into the estate in the early hours of 16 April 2011.

The court heard Shawn Tyson, 17, killed them after trying to rob them.

Tyson, who was tried as an adult despite being 16 at the time of the shooting, faces life in prison with no chance of parole.

  • 28 Mar 2012
  • From the section UK
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