Daily Journal masthead

Jury convicts man for role in fatal shooting during marijuana robbery in suburban Denver


DENVER — A jury has convicted a 28-year-old man of murder for his role in a fatal shooting during a botched marijuana robbery in the Denver suburb of Edgewater.

The Denver Post reports (http://goo.gl/NblKuq ) Jose Luis Palacios was found guilty Friday in the Oct. 17, 2013, death of 41-year-old John Goggin. A 25-year-old co-defendant, Floyd Anthony Sandoval, Jr., was previously convicted of murder and is serving life in prison without parole.

Investigators say Palacios and Sandoval met Goggin to buy several pounds of marijuana for $13,500. When they arrived, they pulled guns and tried to rob the man.

Goggin also pulled a gun and was shot.

Palacios could face life in prison without parole when he is sentenced July 1.

Information from: The Denver Post, http://www.denverpost.com

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.

We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)


Follow Daily Journal:

All content copyright ©2015 Daily Journal, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.