4 convicted in murder of Trinity Gay receive sentences

Published: Dec. 19, 2018 at 6:41 AM EST
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The four men convicted in the murder of Trinity Gay faced sentencing in a Fayette County courtroom Wednesday.

In October, the four suspects were found guilty of various charges in connection to the death of 15-year-old high school athlete Trinity Gay, who was killed in 2016 when she was caught in the crossfire outside of the Cook Out restaurant on South Broadway. She was the daughter of Olympian Tyson Gay.

The sentencing for Chazarae Taylor, D'Vonta Middlebrooks, Lamonte Williams, and D'Markeo Taylor had been scheduled for November 29, however court workers later announced it had been delayed until December 19, because of a paperwork issue.

Chazarae Taylor was sentenced to 20 years in court today. He was convicted of wanton murder and wanton endangerment. Taylor apologized during the sentence hearing.

D'Vonta Middlebrooks, convicted of wanton endangerment in the case was sentenced to 15 years following a jury recommendation. The Judge denied Middlebrooks' request for 10 years.

D'Markeo Taylor was given five years probation and community service, following his conviction for wanton endangerment, as was Lamonte Williams.

All men also owe thousands in restitution.