• 3 gang members guilty in connection with Lake Wylie couple murder

    By: Glenn Counts


    CHARLOTTE, N.C. - A federal jury in Charlotte returned guilty verdicts against three United Blood Nation gang members on multiple charges for crimes related to the gang’s racketeering activities, including three murders.

    [RELATED: Suspected gang members go on trial in Lake Wylie couple's 2014 killing]

    [READ MORE: Blood gang members receive life sentences in Lake Wylie double murder]

    The jury is comprised of 10 women and two men and resumed deliberating just after 9 a.m.

    Randall Hankins, Nana Adoma and Ahkeem McDonald are accused of helping orchestrate the murders of Doug and Debbie London.

    The couple was shot to death in their Lake Wylie home in October of 2014.

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    Investigators said the murders were connected to the robbery of the London's business, Mattress Warehouse. During that hold-up, Jamel Cureton, the leader of the United Blood Nation, was shot and wounded by Doug London.


    Prosecutors have argued that the Londons were killed so they would not be able to testify in that robbery.

    The maximum penalty associated with the charges is life in prison.

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