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Lawrence Gaines guilty of murder for drug-related killing in Easton

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: May 09 2013 03:44:38 PM CDT
Updated On: May 09 2013 04:32:54 PM CDT

A jury in Northampton County has found a man guilty of murder for killing another man in Easton.

EASTON, Pa. -

A jury in Northampton County has found a man guilty of murder for killing another man in Easton.

Lawrence Gaines was convicted of first degree murder late Thursday afternoon.

Gaines stabbed William Thompson during a fight over drugs near Ferry and Union streets last July, investigators said.

Gaines faces a mandatory sentence of life in prison without parole.