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Posted on: December 21, 2016

Golston sentenced to 25 years in Dionte Green murder

For Immediate Release

Dec. 21, 2016

Antonio Golston was sentenced today to 25 years in a Missouri prison for his role in the murder of Dionte Green on Halloween 2014, Jackson County Prosecutor Jean Peters Baker announced.

Golston was sentenced by a Jackson County judge to 15 years on his Manslaughter conviction, 10 years on Armed Criminal Action, 25 years on Robbery 1st Degree conviction and 10 years on another Armed Criminal Action conviction. All those sentences were set to run concurrently.

A jury in October found Golston, dob: 2/18/1994, guilty of Voluntary Manslaughter, Robbery 1st Degree and two counts of Armed Criminal Action. The jury recommended 25 years in prison on the Robbery conviction, 15 years on the manslaughter and 10 years on each Armed Criminal Action conviction.  A Jackson County jury earlier convicted Golston's co-defendant, Travone Shaw, of Involuntary Manslaughter, Stealing and two counts of Armed Criminal Action. Shaw was sentenced to 17 years in prison.

 Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Chris Accurso and Chief Deputy Daniel Nelson prosecuted the case on behalf of the state of Missouri.

 For more information, contact:

Michael Mansur

Director of Communication

Jackson County Prosecutor’s Office

Jean Peters Baker, Prosecutor Work

(816) 881-3812

Mobile: (816) 674-3954

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