Here’s the update in the Amos Beede murder case.
Beede was the trans man killed in a Burlington VT homeless camp back in May 2016. Five people, Erik Averill, Allison Gee, Myia Barber , Jordan Paul and Amber Dennis were arrested and charged with second degree murder for his death.
In March, 26 year old Allison Gee plead guilty to a reduced charge of aggravated assault in exchange for her testimony against the other four co-defendants. She will serve five year in prison on a 15 year sentence, and be on indefinite probation for the remaining ten years of it. If she violates probation, she goes back to jail to serve the remaining ten years of her sentence,
On September 14 aplea deal was reached with 24 year old Myia Barber, who plead guilty to a reduced charge of involuntary manslaughter for her role in Beede’s death. She hasn’t been sentenced yet, but is expected to get 10-15 years in prison.
She was set to go to trial later in September.
Two down, three to go.