Live Coverage of the Jaquez Brown Murder Trial

UPDATE: Jaquez Brown was convicted of first-degree murder for the July 20, 2011 shooting death of Anthony Sharkus Wasilewski. He is scheduled for sentencing on Jan. 27, 2014.

CLARIFICATION: Although police and court documents list Brown’s first name as Jacquez, in a police interview Brown spelled his name as Jaquez. Changes have been made to reflect his spelling.

Jacquez Davon Brown, 17

Jacquez Davon Brown, 17

Jaquez Davon Brown, 17, is on trial as an adult for the July 2011 shooting death of Anthony Sharkus Wasilewski, 19.

According to York City Police, Brown, then 15, shot Wasilewski during an argument over a stolen cellphone, fled the scene and disposed of the weapon.

Brown had forced his way in an apartment building at gunpoint, leading to a short standoff with police. As the York County Quick Response Team was about to enter the building, Brown surrendered.

Brown is charged with first- and third-degree murder and voluntary manslaughter.

Read the back story here.

Read Tuesday’s coverage here.

Read Wednesday’s coverage here.

Follow live coverage of the trial as it unfolds below.

About Rick Lee

Rick Lee is a veteran courthouse reporter for the York Daily Record/Sunday News. Contact him at rlee@ydr.com or call 495-1782.
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