3.18.11: Warner Sentenced to Life Plus 45 Years for Murder, Burglary
March 18, 2011 -- Baltimore City Circuit Court Judge David W. Young sentenced Marvin L. Warner today to life in prison plus 45 years for a 2009 murder and burglary.
The victim was found in his vehicle with a gunshot would to his head on October 13, 2009. He was missing various items, including money, a cell phone, and keys.
There were no eyewitnesses to the murder. However, during the investigation, the victim's keys were recovered, and a witness identified the defendant as being in possession of the keys following the homicide. Also, a .38 caliber revolver was recovered from the defendant's brother several months after the incident. During processing, the victim's DNA was discovered in the barrel of the handgun.
A jury found Warner guilty of first-degree murder, the use of a handgun in a crime of violence, conspiracy to comitt first-degree burglary, and being a felon in possession of a handgun.
Assistant State's Attorney Robyne Szokoly prosecuted the case.